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On the Bloomberg-Murdoch Trail Part 2 Updated

🕔10:41, 28.Jul 2011

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is Part Two of an ongoing investigation of the symbiotic relationship between Rupert Murdoch, his company News Corporation, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his privately held company Bloomberg LP. When the New York State Education Department last

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On the BLOOMBERG-MURDOCH trail Updated

🕔11:24, 21.Jul 2011

 EDITOR’S NOTE: This is Part One of an investigation of the symbiotic relationship between Rupert Murdoch, his company News Corporation, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his privately held company Bloomberg LP. As the English Parliament and enforcement officials in that

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Unions Intensify Pressure against Bloomberg Budget Cuts Updated

🕔09:55, 23.Jun 2011

New York City’s July 1 budget deadline looms.  Mayor Bloomberg has proposed cutting 4,000 teachers, day care closures, and the elimination of 22 fire houses. Week after week, municipal workers have been staging large protests, joined by hundreds of city

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Medgar Evers Fortieth Commencement Ceremonies, June 4: Vann, Markowitz, Bloomberg, Liu, Thomas Todd Updated

🕔13:48, 9.Jun 2011

Guidance was given to the graduates  from Markowitz, who said: “Never be in debt, always be on time, only by  listening  can you  truly understand and when you believe in yourself all things  are possible.” Bloomberg expressed his pleasure and

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Elections Matter Updated

🕔14:20, 17.Mar 2011

By now, it has become a familiar theme: weekly protests against some aspect of Mayor Michael  Bloomberg’s draconian schools policy and his suddenly austere budget proposals. Community groups, school advocates, parents, students, blogs, newspaper editorial boards and local politicians host

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Devastating Cuts to Day Care Services Updated

🕔12:17, 10.Mar 2011

Mayor Bloomberg’s proposed FY 2012 budget paints a grim picture for all of New York City, especially for poor working parents and their children. ­Among many cuts proposed by the Mayor, the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) will eliminate 16,624

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Teachers, parents and students increasingly oppose mayoral control Updated

🕔11:57, 9.Dec 2010

When he was elected in 2001, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised a new era of accountability and student achievement. Through direct mayoral control, Bloomberg sought to implement the core principals of the Federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

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At Witt’s End Updated

🕔11:13, 9.Dec 2010

New York City WikiLeaks I’d like to see… If  Julian Assange ever gets out of jail, I would be the first journalist to invite him to work some magic on the Big Apple. Assange is the founder of WikiLeaks, which

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