Bill de Blasio

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), then a congresswoman-elect, spoke at a rally on Oct. 1, 2018 in Boston.
"If you put just 25 percent of Rikers Island and cover it in solar panels, we can close every toxic power plant in New York City that was built in the last two decades."
Julia Conley, staff writer
"In the U.S., paid vacation and holiday benefits are based on luck in the boss...
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
Buildings in New York will have to become greener and produce lower emissions under the city's new climate legislation.
"We are answering the call for bold action."


Leave it to the Brits, masters of passive aggression, to troll the clown of the western world into oblivion. From the moment he arrived to the sight of a giant penis mowed into a field, those in the U.K. have told it like it is with subtle snubs - no red carpet - and empty streets and in-your-face ridicule. The prize goes to Led By Donkeys, whose giant projections around London offered an unending feast of taunts, jibes, slurs and rudeness. "Doing the Lord's work," said one fan. We thank them.