Politics & Policy

De Blasio Weighs In on the Cuomo Controversies

De Blasio Weighs In on the Cuomo Controversies

The mayor's office calls for independent investigations into the governor's conduct on two fronts

Anti-Asian Hate Draws Fire

Anti-Asian Hate Draws Fire

"I hope New Yorkers look out for each other," says one victim

The Future of Black Lives Matter

The Future of Black Lives Matter

The founders of the movement talk to NY City Lens

NYPD Surveillance Needs to Be More Transparent, Say Advocates

NYPD Surveillance Needs to Be More Transparent, Say Advocates

In January, New Yorkers learned more about the NYPD’s use of a broad range of technologies designed to keep tabs on them. The documents released by the NYPD

Five Questions for LaToya Benjamin, Queens City Council Candidate

Five Questions for LaToya Benjamin, Queens City Council Candidate

A southeast Queens native with local and state government experience vies for the District 31 City Council seat

Brooklyn Democratic Leader Resigns Ahead of NYC Mayoral Debate

Brooklyn Democratic Leader Resigns Ahead of NYC Mayoral Debate

A Brooklyn Democratic leader resigned from her position Thursday evening after offensive comments she made about Chinese and Palestinian people surfaced, igniting threats to boycott an upcoming mayoral candidate debate. The Brooklyn politician, Lori Maslow, announced she would leave her position as Assembly District leader in the Kings County Democratic County Committee, which is scheduled […]

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