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“I’m the only candidate who is adamantly opposed to stop-and-frisk.”
—NYC mayoral candidate John Liu on what distinguishes him from the other Democratic candidates in a Q&A at The Nation office today
This past year, however we saw some daylight in the darkness: the Occupy Wall Street movement represented the city’s first visible fight against the generational urban priorities of Mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg. And there, marching with us, in between cancer treatments, was Adam “MCA” Yauch.
—A must-read from Dave Zirin, who remembers Adam “MCA” Yauch and the Beastie Boys as global ambassadors from a lost New York City since smothered under the weight of police violence and gentrification.