This month we turn our attention to immigration issues. What would happen to the city if immigrants stopped coming to New York, due to an immigration ban, lack of economic opportunity, or other reasons? How would New York change?
What if all of New York’s energy needs were supplied using methods that do not deplete the earth’s limited resources and do not result in climate change-inducing greenhouse gas emissions? How realistic is such a goal?
New York City’s public school system is one of the most racially segregated in the U.S. Should the Department of Education do more to ensure that schools are as diverse at the city’s overall population? Or should the onus be on parents to determine where their children go to school?
In the 1930s, Madison Square Garden was transformed into a winter wonderland for the Winter Sports Show. Real snow and ice blanketed the area where spectators witnessed “a host of new and nerve-pulsating events” like ski jumping, slalom and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, “fancy” ice skating, and dog sledding.