The editorial board's endorsement of Manhattanville failed to acknowledge past expansionary failings.
To the Editor:
As a community group monitoring the Manhattanville expansion, we have watched Columbia’s troubled labor history with interest. To us, it looks like the administration treats its workers in the same way it has treated the community’s concerns: with arrogance and contempt.
Columbia's plans for expansion come at an unreasonable cost to its neighbors.
My immediate reaction to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn’s selection of Maxine Griffith to head up an affordable housing task force was “politics as usual,” one which I am sure mirrors that of most of us who have been involved over the years in the struggle to keep decent, affordable housing
Over and over again we hear the argument that “gentrification,” or the general upgrading in the availability of housing to higher and higher socio-economic groups is the inevitable “result of market forces.” Columbia denies responsibility for the ethnic cleansing and economic homogenization of Mo
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This is the first in a two-part series on the NYC apartment struggle. Part I will cover looking for housing and visiting. Part II will cover finding roommates and settling... Read More
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Towering tanks of liquid nitrogen and carts of chemicals are wheeled in and out of labs in Havemeyer and Chandler, but what’s really behind the locked doors of these research... Read More
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