Opinion

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In defense of librarians

I feel for the librarians in Santa Clarita, Calif., as their library system sells their jobs out from under them.

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New Jersey forces families into “pay to play” scheme

Ever since the November elections, the New Jersey middle class has been under attack from their newly-elected governor, Chris Christie.

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NYC: No need for budget cuts; tax the rich

Reading the news, one could be forgiven for believing the false notion that there is too little money in the state of New York.

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We gotta have park

What's happening to my neighborhood Bronx park  is just a tiny part of the catastrophe that's in the works when it comes to the public places where working-class people relax, play and enjoy nature.

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On public sector unions: A reply to Mort Zuckerman

Recently I read with dismay an article by Mort Zuckerman, the editor of U.S. News & World Report, on the Huffingtonpost.com titled 'Breaking the Public Sector Unions' Stranglehold on State and Local Governments.' First, that's a whopper of a title, right? Secondly, the article has nothing at all to do with facts.

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Save public libraries

Full disclosure: I LOVE books. I love the way they look stacked on shelves and scattered on my bedside table.

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