The Race For Mayor 2005: Of Politics And Policy

In this election year, why have some issues been politically charged while others remain off the agenda? Have the mayoral candidates offered meaningful visions of the future? What are the most pressing problems facing the next administration ‘ and have the candidates offered valid solutions? A follow-up to the publication of “Framing the Debate 2005: […]

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The Parallax of Evil: Domination and Hegemony. A Public Dialogue between Jean Baudrillard and Sylvère Lotringer

For nearly forty years, outlaw sociologist and philosopher Jean Baudrillard has challenged all existing theories of contemporary society with implacable humor and irreverence. As a consequence, he has been called a pessimist, a nihilist, an agent provocateur, a dandy, a traitor. Renouncing both alienation and liberation at once, proclaiming the end of production while dismissing […]

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Taking Care Of New York’s Children: Rethinking Child Care

Mayor Bloomberg and the NYC Administration for Children’s Services have announced a broad expansion and realignment of child care and early education programs. The new system aims to pull together disparate parts, simplify enrolment, improve accountability-and eventually increase dramatically the number of children taking part. Is the plan right for the city, and can the […]

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Averting Crisis: Community Strategies For Supporting Families And Preventing Homelessness

The Bloomberg administration has invested new dollars and creativity in preventing family homelessness. As the number of families in shelter begins to drop, what more can New York do to help families stay in their homes and out of crisis? In a new report, the Center for NYC Affairs proposes the city unify its many […]

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Mannes College The New School for Music fall 2005 Concert and Master Class Schedule

Mannes College The New School for Music announces its Fall 2005 season, featuring concerts and master classes that offer a diversity of approach, talent, and experience, from master classes by Vladimir Feltsman, Richard Goode, and Claude Frank, to a performance of Stravinsky’s Petroushka and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5 by The Mannes Orchestra, conducted by David […]

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Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, courtesy Lyn Rice Architects

Parsons The New School for Design Begins Construction of Major Campus Center Funded by Philanthropist and New School Trustee Sheila C. Johnson

Parsons The New School for Design** today celebrated the start of construction of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, made possible through the support of philanthropist and New School Trustee Sheila C. Johnson, co-founder of Black Entertainment Television. The center, designed by Lyn Rice Architects, will provide a vibrant street-front presence for the school at […]

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The New School Exhibitions and Public Programs 2005 Fall Preview: Art and Design

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Ethics and Debt: Reflections on the Argentine Experience.

The graduate program of International Affairs at The New School in conjunction with the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs will present Reflections on the Argentine Experience,, an examination of the ethical issues related to debt in developing countries. The symposium is part of the project, Ethics and Debt, and features Senator Cristina Fern√°ndez […]

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Laura Tyson to Deliver Annual Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Lecture: Globalization, Outsourcing, and U.S. Prosperity.

Laura Tyson, one of the most influential economists in the world today, will deliver The New School for Social Research’s annual Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz lecture. The lecture, Globalization, Outsourcing, and US Prosperity, will take place on September 20, 2005 at 6 p.m. in Tishman auditorium (66 West 12th Street) and will be free […]

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Parsons Designs Glassware and Dinnerware Collections for the Sierra Club

Students from Parsons The New School for Design have created concepts for new glassware and dinnerware collections for the Sierra Club, inspired by the organization’s mission of preserving and protecting the environment. The project was developed through the Parsons Design Lab, a center at the school that facilitates interdisciplinary projects with corporations and nonprofit organizations […]

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