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Shutdowns Have Brought New York City to the Brink of Economic Catastrophe

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 25, 2020 at 2:00pm 5/25/2020 at 2:00pm
Used with permission reader WAJ

Professor Jacobson recently wrote about Ghost Towns USA, with pictures showing quiet and empty streets in New York City, due to the Coronavirus lockdown. If this goes on much longer, the economic effect on the city will be disastrous.

The cracks are already starting to show.

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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tries to Blame Trump for Nursing Home Death Scandal Cuomo Caused

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 4:00pm 5/23/2020 at 4:00pm
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On the same day CNN anchor Chris Cuomo hosted his brother Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for a 25 minute segment in which Q-tip sizes were compared, laughs were shared, and no actual journalism took place, Gov. Cuomo blamed President Trump for the fact that New York nursing homes were forced to...

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Wuhan Virus Watch: Now Fauci says staying closed for too long may cause ‘irreparable damage’

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 10:00am 5/23/2020 at 10:00am
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Today’s update begins with a statement from one of the leading voices behind the nationwide lockdown: Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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Hard Hitting Journalism: CNN’s Chris Cuomo Mocks Brother NY Governor Cuomo, Makes Fun of His Nose

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 5:00pm 5/21/2020 at 5:00pm
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In today’s edition of CNN is Not Actual News, we have a segment with anchor Chris Cuomo. Thursday, Cuomo interviewed his brother, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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Mayor of Ithaca, NY, Says City Faces ‘Cataclysmic Trouble’ if Ithaca College and Cornell Don’t Open in Fall

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 8:00am 5/20/2020 at 8:00am

An important reminder that many cities depend on colleges and universities as a vital part of their economy.

CNBC reports:

Mayor sees ‘cataclysmic trouble’ if Cornell and Ithaca College do not reopen campuses this fall

The mayor of Ithaca, New York, told CNBC on Monday that the city’s economy faces dire consequences if local...

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Appeals Court Rules New York Must Hold Democratic Primary in June

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 3:00pm 5/19/2020 at 3:00pm
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The Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a previous ruling that New York must hold its Democratic primary on June 23.

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Syracuse University Increasing Tuition and Financial Aid for 2020-2021

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 18, 2020 at 8:00am 5/18/2020 at 8:00am

Isn’t this the worst time possible to raise tuition?

Syracuse.com reports:

Syracuse University increases tuition and financial aid for 2020-21; sticker price likely more than $76K

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Andrew Cuomo rewrites history, calls virus that started in Wuhan, China, the “European virus”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 11, 2020 at 5:00pm 5/11/2020 at 5:00pm
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In Monday’s press conference, Cuomo repeatedly referred to COVID-19, which originated in China, as a “European virus,” which is a talking point straight out of the Chinese Communist Party.

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Compare and Contrast: Media Coverage of Andrew Cuomo’s Coronavirus Failure vs. Ron DeSantis’ Success

https://youtu.be/bBuF9EdkF4E, https://youtu.be/rsyvfYeaRSQ
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 6:00pm 5/9/2020 at 6:00pm
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As both a media critic and a follower of all things political, it has been both fascinating and maddening at the same time to compare the media’s coverage of NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s handling of the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak in his state to their coverage of FL Gov. Ron DeSantis’s handling...

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Wells College Warns it May Have to Close if Students Don’t Return in Fall 2020

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 9:30am 5/9/2020 at 9:30am

Wells College is a small, private, liberal arts school. It is just the type of school which was at risk before the pandemic. Now it is being pushed to the brink.

The Ithaca Journal reports:

Wells College in Aurora warns it may close if students can’t return in fall 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has...

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Wuhan Virus Watch: 66% of New York State Hospitalizations are of People Who Stayed HOME

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 9:30am 5/7/2020 at 9:30am
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Today’s update will begin with the shocking determination that the vast majority of coronavirus-hospitalized New Yorkers were sheltering-at-home.

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Cuomo: Out-of-State Health Care Workers Who Came to New York to Help Now Subject to NY State Income Tax

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 12:52pm 5/6/2020 at 12:52pm
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Thousands of health care workers headed Cuomo’s call for help and volunteered to go to New York to help amid the COVID-19 pandemic. New York was hit particularly hard. Now, those that spent more than 14 days in the Empire State will be required to pay state income tax, even if...

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Federal Court Judge Revives Canceled New York Democratic Primary

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 9:00am 5/6/2020 at 9:00am
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Former presidential candidate Andrew Yang challenged New York’s decision to cancel its Democratic primary, scheduled for June 23. The state chose to do so because it’s obvious former Vice President Joe Biden will win the nomination and the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, which has ravaged the state.

Judge Analise Torres ruled that New...

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Grad Students at Columbia University Organizing Rent Strike

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 2:00pm 5/5/2020 at 2:00pm

These are students who live in apartments owned by the university. Maybe Columbia should tap its endowment to cover the cost.

Curbed New York reports:

When your boss is also your landlord: Rent strike at Columbia University

Columbia University is not only one of New York City’s largest schools, with a sprawling 36-acre campus,...

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Wuhan Virus Watch: Thousands protest in Sacramento & Huntington Beach, defying Newsom’s lockdown

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 2, 2020 at 10:00am 5/2/2020 at 10:00am
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Today’s update features lockdown protests in my home state of California.

I have come to the conclusion that the reason a “quarantine” is 40 days long is that is the duration people are willing to be isolated. Many states’ governors, recognizing the success of Sweden’s approach and evaluating the status of coronavirus...

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New York Removes Sanders From Ballot, Cancels Democratic Presidential Primary Amid Wuhan Coronavirus Outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 27, 2020 at 3:00pm 4/27/2020 at 3:00pm
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The Wuhan coronavirus forced New York to move its presidential primary from April 28 to June 23.

But as the outbreak continues, the New York Board of Elections chose to remove Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) from the ballot since he stopped campaigning and canceled the primary since former Vice President Joe Biden...

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Wuhan Virus Watch: Antibody Study Shows Almost 3 Million New Yorkers Could Have Carried the Virus

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 24, 2020 at 7:00am 4/24/2020 at 7:00am
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo revealed that an antibody test showed the state has an infection rate of 13.9%.

That means almost three million New Yorkers may have carried the virus.

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