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How Tech Stays White

How Tech Stays White

by Von Diaz, Jamilah King on October 22 2013, 7:00AM

From “pattern matching” to geek aversion, racial inequity is still coded into the new economy.

Topics: Economy, Media

The Billionaire Mayor's 1 Percent City

The Billionaire Mayor’s 1 Percent City

by Imara Jones on September 9 2013, 10:08AM

The economic policies of outgoing New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg are a study in how to create racial and economic inequity.

Topics: Economy, Politics

Mayor Bloomberg's Parody Black Son is on Twitter

Mayor Bloomberg’s Parody Black Son is on Twitter

by Aura Bogado on August 19 2013, 4:40PM

It’s not an Afro—he just inherited his dad’s ego.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Bloomberg's Fear of Muslims Helped Drive the NYPD's Shameless Spying

Bloomberg’s Fear of Muslims Helped Drive the NYPD’s Shameless Spying

by Seth Freed Wessler on March 15 2012, 9:28AM

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s defense of the NYPD’s spying on Muslim communities shouldn’t come as a surprise. The Mayor’s had a tense relationship with Muslim and Arab communities for nearly a decade.

Topics: Criminal Justice, National Security, Spying

New York’s Elections Mostly Blah, with a Little Chutzpah

by Michelle Chen on November 4 2009, 11:43PM

The reaction of many New Yorkers to Tuesday’s election results was probably something along the lines of, “eh.” Billionaire Michael Bloomberg predictably snared a third term as Mayor—hardly surprising, following his astronomical spending blitz and an unpopular (some say…

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