Category Archives: New York City

The wealthy conservative town in Brooklyn that will be ‘killed’ by the GOP tax bill

Mill Basin, Brooklyn is home to many large waterfront properties. It’s a conservative area in liberal New York that voted for Trump, and is home to many Russian immigrants. But their taxes are going to go way up cause of … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn newspaper publishing in pre-Colombian languages

For this piece I spoke to the editor and translator of Zenka Sunqu , which is an indigenous-themed newspaper in Williamsburg that publishes in English and Spanish, as well as Quechua, Mixtec and other pre-Colombian languages. https://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/41/2/all-indigenious-language-newspaper-2018-01-05-bk.html

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To build or not to build

There is significant tension over development in southern Brooklyn, and the sides often form on ethic lines, with Orthodox Jews favoring more development and others opposing it. This piece demonstrates the above: https://www.brooklyndaily.com/stories/2018/1/mm-avenue-t-big-dog-house-2018-01-05-bk_.html    

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Brooklyn’s Muslims call for youth engagement following subway bombing, but will it work?

My coverage of the Bangladeshi community’s press conference following the December 2017 subway bombing near Times Square, in which a Bangladeshi immigrant detonated a bomb. Some distanced themselves from the attacker, while others claimed they are responsible for him. Many … Continue reading

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Columbus’ statue has Brooklyn divided

My coverage of a city hearing in Brooklyn on statues thought by some to no longer represent New York City’s values: https://www.brooklynpaper.com/stories/40/48/all-brooklyn-statues-hearing-2017-12-01-bk.html

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Proud Boys, Antifa and MILO: rallies in the age of Trump

WASHINGTON – A sea of red Make America Great Again gathered on the National Mall to see President Donald Trump sworn into the office as the 45th president of the United States. January 20, 2017. WASHINGTON – Counter protesters began … Continue reading

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Red in a blue city: New Yorkers for Trump

New York — Although New York City is President Donald Trump’s hometown, his critics far outnumber his supporters in The Big Apple. They are there, however. Osai, a resident of the Bronx, is one of them. On March 4th, he made … Continue reading

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