Investigations

Exposés, reports
and analysis.

Outrages & Insights

Muckraking blog
by Jim Heaney

GreenPost

Environmental blog
by Dan Telvock

Tom Toles

Editorial cartoons
and commentary

May
04

The Scream …

May
02

You can check out …

May
02

The link between carbon dioxide and global warming

A graphic by the Economist tracks the correlation between rising CO2 levels and increases in ocean and atmospheric temperatures.

May
02

GOP pork for school districts

Albany Times Union: “Without providing notice, the Republican-controlled Senate approved $9.95 million in aid to school districts that was apportioned with partisan discretion. The move drew shrieks from the chamber’s minority Democrats, who noted the funds were entirely steered to parts of the state represented by GOP senators.”

May
02

Notes on the news

My take on recent developments: There’s a movement afoot to redevelop the outer harbor into a park. Doing so would give Western New Yorkers a grand 120 acre playground in the summer – and a 120 acre wasteland in the winter, and a good part of the spring and fall, too. Should a good chunk […]

May
02

WGRZ investigation of IDAs

Assemblyman Sean Ryan: “We shouldn’t be subsidizing part-time jobs at donut shops.”

May
02

Newspaper circulation inches up

While print sales continue to decline, some papers are making up ground with digital subscriptions.

May
02

Just shut up