Bill de Blasio

Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) has joined colleague and fellow "Squad" member Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) in condemning the New York Police Department's use of a Boston Dynamics "Spot" robotic dog, which the department calls "DigiDog." (Photo: FNTV/YouTube screen grab)
"We need police reform. We need racial justice. We need economic justice," said the New York progressive. "Why the hell do we need robot police dogs?"
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Members of the campaign to Divest New York state's pension funds from fossil fuel holdings held a picket outside Arnhold Hall at the New School in New York City on March 26, 2018. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images)
"Fossil fuels are not only bad for our planet and our frontline communities,...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
New York City is one of three Democratic-run cities—including Seattle and Portland, Oregon—that are suing the U.S. Justice Department after being labeled "anarchist jurisdictions." (Photo: ilirjan rrumbullaku/Flickr cc)
"The only anarchy in this country is coming from the White House," quipped New...


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.