The following is a cache of emails recently declassified by the offices of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
The most read article on The New Yorker online this week is a story of political assassination in Guatemala. It starts as such: “Rodrigo Rosenberg knew that he was about to die. It wasn’t because he was approaching old age—he was only forty-eight. Nor had he been diagnosed with a fatal illness; an avid bike rider, he was in perfect [...]
The following is a letter from Columbia Political Review Senior Editor Shane Ferro to The New Republic’s Jonathan Chait. Mr. Chait recently weighed in on the issue of gender imbalances in magazines/journalism, arguing that women grow up less likely to pursue opinion writing, taking blame for the imbalance at least partially out of his magazine’s hands. For more on Mr. [...]
On January 29, Egyptian journalist Ahmad Mohamed Mahmoud was shot in the head by a sniper as he stepped out on his office balcony to take video of an altercation between security forces and protesters. He died six days later.
John Adams tried to be an American Idol, Jefferson tried to be a ROCK STAR, Madison tried to make the Presidency vital, James Monroe was a DOUCHEBAG. The story always ends the same. It’s hard to handle all that fame. You don’t really have it in ya … - Rock Star Professor Eric Foner might be Columbia’s version of a [...]