Day: July 21, 2011

City Politics

On the BLOOMBERG-MURDOCH trail

 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 country continue to investigate how Rupert Murdoch and his company (News Corporation) illegally hacked private […]readmore

Other News

Are Chemicals Making Us Fat?

The global obesity/diabetes epidemic is receiving wide-spread attention like the June 26 article in The Washington Post by David Brown. One-fourth of our national health care bill of $2.3 trillion is linked to the treatment of diabetes and its complications. Average American life expectancy is now dropping because of this disease complex. Even children are […]readmore

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Bertram Baker Legacy in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Last Saturday, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his lovely wife, First Lady Diane Patrick, an attorney, along with hundreds of friends, supporters and family members proved you can go home again —  especially when home is Brooklyn. The Patricks joined celebrants in the co-naming of Jefferson Avenue, between Tompkins and Throop, as Bertram L. Baker […]readmore

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Are the Barrons Planning to Switch Seats?

Term limited Councilman Charles Barron was asked by Our Time Press if he is going to switch seats with his wife, two-term Assembly woman Inez Barron.  “I am leaving all my possibilities open,” the councilman said. “I am thinking, if we need, to switch seats. That’s a possibility.” Local political operatives have been talking about […]readmore