Politics

NYC Pols Defend Nixing TLC English Proficiency and Written Exam for Prospective “Yellow Taxi Drivers”

If you have ever ridden in a New York City yellow cab, odds are that you’ve experienced a cultural and language barrier between yourself and a yellow cab driver, many of whom pretend not to know English until it’s time to collect the fare. If, like myself, you are an [Read More]

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Fourth estate or fifth column?

One aspect of the healthcare reform that I can’t get past is this: In order to secure the vote of Sen. Ben Nelson from Nebraska, provisions were added to the bill to exempt Nebraska from the effects of the healthcare reform! This compromise demonstrated that the administration and its legislative [Read More]