New York Mayoral Politics, Urban/Global Politics

Bloomberg’s Ill Logic

New York mayor Michael Bloomberg’s remarks last week claiming that more African-Americans than whites should be stopped and frisked is emblematic of how corporate technocratic thinking produces a profoundly ill logic. Appearing on John Gambling’s show on WOR AM, Bloomberg asserted that because whites were being stopped and frisked 9% of the time and were […]

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Urban/Global Politics

Kelly From the Block

Here’s a photo of New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly with Jennifer Lopez at the 32nd annual New York City Police Foundation gala, from this slideshow of the commish’s increasing social activities. This of course in the context of rumors that the 70-year-old Kelly might make a run at the mayor’s office once Bloomberg’s term […]

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