Posts filed as “New York City”

New York City Marathon Canceled

City officials just announced the first ever cancellation of the City Marathon. Pressure had been mounting for days to postpone the event, which attracts tens of thousands of runners from around the world. Opponents  pointed out that not only was the 26 mile event a logistical nightmare in the best of circumstances, handing out food and ...Read more.

No Mitt Romney, Private Charity Is Not Enough

Will the era of a thousand points of light end with Mitt Romney’s photo op of a thousand cans of soup? Ever since President George H.W. Bush proclaimed a need for “a thousand points of light,” Americans have been enthralled by the idea that private charity is all that is needed to help those in ...Read more.