New York City Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Three Tales of a City: Bloomberg, de Blasio and Trump

New York has a multiple personality. Messrs. Bloomberg, de Blasio and Trump represent three faces of the city, each of them distinct and vivid and typical.

A Rough Summer in the Empire State

As the unfolding mess in New York shows, dealing with the legal implications of the abuse crisis alone consumes an inordinate amount of the Church’s time and energy, to say nothing of money. Such demands are likely to grow more acute in the short term.

The Progressive Business of Extirpating Whiteness

Too often, those who claim to speak for beleaguered minorities are actually condescending to them.

New York Survival Story

A new book tells the story of a “near-death experience” that threatened the future not only of the New York Public Library but of its vast collection of books, rare manuscripts, artifacts, and ephemera.