Thursday, 2 October 2014

Category: Opinion

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Opinion: Better Policing Won’t Fix ‘Broken Windows’

Opinion: Better Policing Won’t Fix ‘Broken Windows’

Better police training won't fix the broken windows policy, which is deeply flawed, argues sociologist Mike Rowan in an opinion piece in City Limits.

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Opinion: The Choice of Modesty in Women’s Fashion

Opinion: The Choice of Modesty in Women’s Fashion

Modest clothing is an "opportunity rather than a restriction," states a piece in The Jewish Daily Forward, an all-too-familiar fact to conservatively-dressed, observant women.

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Opinion: A NYC Small-Business Owner on Costs

Opinion: A NYC Small-Business Owner on Costs

A NYC small-business owner comments on costs, including those associated with the paid sick leave law, in an opinion piece interview in Gotham Gazette.

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Op-Ed: Confronting New York’s ‘Disjointed Economy’

Op-Ed: Confronting New York’s ‘Disjointed Economy’

An op-ed in The Lo-Down describes changes in Lower Manhattan as emblematic of the city's "disjointed economy" and urges efforts to overcome divisions between the homeless and the needy, and city residents who have insulated themselves.

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Opinion: ER Waits Are Way Too Long

Opinion: ER Waits Are Way Too Long

Delay and neglect in NYC hospitals need to be addressed.

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Essay: What Did Brother Biao Do Wrong?

Essay: What Did Brother Biao Do Wrong?

A Chinese "philanthropist" misunderstands the nature of giving, and is himself misunderstood, according to an essay in Sing Tao Daily.

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Essay: Portuguese Days of the U.S. Team

Essay: Portuguese Days of the U.S. Team

Today's U.S. team could take inspiration from a stunning upset 64 years ago in Brazil.

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Opinion: Don’t Harass Small Businesses Like Terraza 7

Opinion: Don’t Harass Small Businesses Like Terraza 7

Freddy Castiblanco, a prominent local businessman in Jackson Heights takes the city to task for targeting small businesses in an op-ed piece in Queens Latino.

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Opinion: Landmark Districts Don’t Impede Progress

Opinion: Landmark Districts Don’t Impede Progress

Brooklyn's numerous historic districts do not appear to have slowed the borough's development, Brooklyn Daily Eagle notes.

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Opinion: Thoughts Prompted by Maya Angelou’s Passing

Opinion: Thoughts Prompted by Maya Angelou’s Passing

African Americans must regain control of their children's education, argues David Mark Greaves of Our Time Press, in an editorial written after the death of Maya Angelou.

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Opinion: What Praise of Smuggler Sister Ping Signifies

Opinion: What Praise of Smuggler Sister Ping Signifies

Rural Chinese immigrants to the U.S. transformed into legend the person who helped them escape poverty.

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