Opinions

The Brooklyn Eagle enthusiastically backs an idea by readers to temporarily move the classic stone friezes currently gracing the façade of the Brooklyn Heights Library to the Brooklyn Museum … Full Article

OPINION: Figures show that Trump inherits robust economy

Americans heard no shortage of grim economic predictions during the 2016 presidential campaign. But the latest report from the U.S. Department of Labor tells a different story. … Full Article

OPINION: Shaping news coverage in the digital age

Whether you still prefer to hold a printed newspaper in your hands or have become comfortable reading news on a screen, you should hope that the essential journalism remains the same. … Full Article

OPINION: As rift grows, cause of Antarctica ice shelf crack draws scientists' attention

Cracks in the ice shelf are par for the course. But one crack just keeps growing — and it has scientists hunting for answers. … Full Article

OPINION: Has killing 70,000 birds made airline flights safer in NYC?

Eight years ago on Jan. 15, pilot Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger flew into a flock of large Canada geese, forcing an emergency landing in the Hudson River. … Full Article

OPINION: The Big Apple’s big drop in crime

It’s an odd question: Should police be fighting criminals — or crime? Yet in today’s law enforcement, such a distinction between action and actor is not seen as odd. … Full Article

OPINION: Greenhouse gases, ill effects on our oceans & coastal cities

The notion that greenhouse gases are warming the Earth is nothing new, as is the notion that methane — while having 23 times the heat retention capabilities of carbon dioxide — is rarer and breaks down relatively quickly. … Full Article

OPINION: Can this clothing defeat face recognition software? Tech-savvy artists experiment

Privacy-minded consumers could soon spur demand for camouflage clothing, not merely as a fashion statement, but as a matter of practicality.  … Full Article

OPINION: For immigrant 'dreamers,' an uncertain future

Allison Brady was thrilled last October when she received her second temporary employment authorization card, along with another two-year reprieve from possible deportation. … Full Article

OPINION: Study envisions ride-sharing future of transportation in NYC

Imagine a taxi-less New York City. It isn't hard to do, thanks to a new study. … Full Article

OPINION: Do new 2017 state laws hint at momentum for federal changes as well?

On Saturday, when the clock struck midnight and 2016 officially ended, many Americans were eager to see the close of a year that brought about a great deal of change throughout the political and social landscape. … Full Article

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