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  • New York’s New Law Is Abortion’s John C. Calhoun Moment

    The passage of New York’s Reproductive Health Act and the jollification that followed it mark a turning point on abortion, just as John Calhoun’s speech did about slavery.

    The Federalist
  • Amazon to New York: It’s Not Me, It’s You

    The tech giant decided to cancel its plans for another headquarters in New York City after the locals showed it very little love. Amazon’s case offers states and cities across the U.S. a valuable lesson: If you hope to lure new businesses, make sure the people who live there are willing to embrace a firm.

    WSJ
  • New York Times' New FX Series Trying to Prove It’s Not 'Fake News'

    The New York Times is considered one of the most influential newspapers in the nation, and that liberal daily has a circulation of more than four million subscribers. However, executives at the Times have been unhappy with being a favorite target of President Trump, who has accused the paper of being a huge purveyor of “fake news.” As a result, the newspaper is producing a documentary-style TV series entitled The Weekly that will debut on the FX cable channel in June. Each half-hour episode will...

    NewsBusters
  • What led to Amazon’s Valentine’s Day breakup with New York

    Protests, hostile public hearings and disparaging tweets came in the three months after Amazon announced it chose New York as one location for its second headquarters.

    Global News
  • Did New York lose anything with Amazon’s rejection? It’s complicated.

    Now that Amazon has said that it’s taking its ball and going home rather than deal with mean, pushy New Yorkers, outside observers are giving off the sense that the city (and its local politicians) are losing out for their recalcitrance. They’re wrong. New York City is running at about a 4.3% unemployment rate — [

    TechCrunch
  • New state Capitol exhibit highlights New York’s diversity

    Four years after Englishman Henry Hudson and his Dutch crew sailed the ship Half Moon up a North American river that would later bear his name, a Portuguese-African sailor born

    thenewstribune
  • New state Capitol exhibit highlights New York’s diversity

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A new exhibit at the state Capitol tells the story of New York's diverse people through images and objects reflecting 400-plus years of immigration and assimilation. The "People of New York" exhibit now open in the East Gallery of the Capitol's second floor features six sections

    The Washington Times