Tag Archives: Mike Bloomberg

Newark’s $100 M School Debacle

  A long-form report just published in the New Yorker caught my attention. Five years ago, then- Newark Mayor Cory Booker persuaded Mark Zuckerberg (mister FaceBook) to donate $100 M to improving the schools of the city of Newark NJ. There were a number of conditions put on the money, but the upshot was that […]

Bon Voyage, Mike Bloomberg

Unless something goes terribly wrong in the next 48 hours, tonight Michael Bloomberg will go to sleep as the FORMER mayor of America’s largest city. He leaves behind a municipality that is going through its worst homelessness crisis in decades, with upwards of 22,000 children among the transients camped out at SRO’s and shelters. This […]