Bill de Blasio

Eoin Higgins, staff writer
New York City schools will only close as a last resort, city officials said Saturday.
"I don't think we're prepared for the ripple effects this could have for the most vulnerable in our society."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Bill de Blasio and Sadiq Khan
"Instead of having to move cities, let's move money!"
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Protesters call for the closure of the Rikers prison complex and for no new prisons to be built. (Photo: No New Jails)
"We should be fighting mass incarceration and all cages."


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.