Opinions

In 1949, we read a futuristic novel by Aldous Huxley called “Brave New World.” It presents an appalling picture of society as it descends into a totalitarian, manipulated world controlled through t … Full Article

OPINION: Huxley and Trump's propaganda machine

In 1949, we read a futuristic novel by Aldous Huxley called “Brave New World.” It presents an appalling picture of society as it descends into a totalitarian, manipulated world controlled through technically advanced propaganda machinery. … Full Article

OPINION: Why the BQX Steetcar will bring a better city

Does the Brooklyn-Queens waterfront region need its own streetcar? … Full Article

OPINION: Integrating shelters into fabric of our communities

Last year, I was informed that the Department of Homeless Services had placed families at a commercial hotel in Bushwick. I was outraged. … Full Article

OPINION: Coney Island Prep students to know value of college education

In February of this year, I had the honor of hosting students from the first graduating class of Coney Island Prep High School at the state Capitol. … Full Article

OPINION: Teaching how to be a good neighbor, transforming a neighborhood from an educator’s perspective

Myrtle Avenue in the Clinton Hill/Fort Greene section of Brooklyn is a hub of activity, from street beautification projects to restaurant openings. … Full Article

OPINION: The economic engine of affordable housing in Brooklyn

From Tilden Gardens to City Point, Brooklynites have always been on the front line of fighting for affordable housing. … Full Article

OPINION: Earth Day and climate change

It took just 68 days for former President Barack Obama’s policies to help combat against the effects of climate change to be undone ... Sixty-eight days. … Full Article

OPINION: Supporting Autism Awareness Month by standing up for families

An oft-quoted African proverb tells us “it takes a village to raise a child.” This concept becomes even more affecting when the “child” in question has an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). … Full Article

OPINION: Stable immigration patterns help make Brooklyn No. 1

Brooklyn is No. 1 — in population within New York state, that is. And immigration has a lot to do with it. … Full Article

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