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Another Housing Solution: Fill the Apartments

by Whitney Kimball on April 24, 2014
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New York City has enough vacant buildings and lots to house all of its homeless, and many more.

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Net Neutrality Is Finished

by Paddy Johnson on April 24, 2014
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Three months after a federal appeals court struck down the agency rules intended to guarantee a neutral Internet, the F.C.C. has shifted its position on the matter, now supporting “fast lanes” for Internet traffic.

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Who Pays Artists in the Bay Area? The Compensation Foundation Wants to Know

by Corinna Kirsch on April 21, 2014
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Seriously, take this survey.

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[UPDATE] Allegations Emerge Against Mana-Terry Dowd for Intimidating Art Handlers

by Corinna Kirsch on April 16, 2014
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With the art handlers’ union vote coming up in just over a week, allegations have emerged charging Mana-Terry Dowd with voter interference.

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Artists Could Be, Should Be, Teamsters

by Whitney Kimball on April 9, 2014
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Chicago art handlers take steps to unionize.

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Where Did the Art Teachers Go?

by Whitney Kimball on April 8, 2014
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Scott Stringer’s report on arts funding in city schools suggests that, under Bloomberg, there was little public accountability for arts funding in schools at all.

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It’s Offical: Tom Finkelpearl Is the City’s Cultural Commissioner

by Corinna Kirsch on April 7, 2014
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“Tom Finkelpearl is the lead voice for the arts and culture of New York City,” Mayor Bill de Blasio told a crowd at the Queens Museum this afternoon.

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