Tag Archive: NYC

Jul 07 2014

Footloose: NYPD Cracks Down on Illegal Subway Dancers

Kevin Bacon would be very disappointed in the New York City Police Department and their decision to crack down on subway dancers. Police have arrested over 240 people for dancing for change in the city’s subways this year, as opposed to less than 40 arrests by this time last year. The reasoning? “Broken windows” – …

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Apr 17 2014

CUNY to Pay Paul Krugman $25,000 a Month to Ponder Income Inequality

Earlier this year, City University of New York (CUNY) announced that liberal economist Paul Krugman will be joining their Graduate Center and Luxembourg Income Study Center as a “Distinguished Professor” in 2015. However, the agreement between Krugman and the school doesn’t actually involve teaching. For $25,000 a month, he will ‚Äúplay a modest role in …

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Dec 09 2013

NYPD Begins Gun Confiscation

New York City is the home of a little-enforced city ordinance banning rifles and shotguns capable of holding more than five rounds. The ordinance has technically been on the books since 2010, but few seemed to know about it and even fewer were expected to follow it. However, after this year’s passage of the Secure …

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