Civic Centric New York

The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music.
— Agnes de Mille
Democracy & socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
— Alexis de Tocqueville
Civic Centric New York

'Thou Dost Protestant Too Much'

Forever, convention dictated constructing walls between work and so-called 'politics'. Alas, this thing we call politics: fiery ideologies that to infuriate, confirm, obfuscate or dismiss.  In actuality? Politics is the implementation of society's aspirations and needs - sadly turning off almost everyone. Yet without it, nothing gets done. #nothing

Why not knowledge over polemics? Let's share relevant and engaging media from informative and enlightening voices - as local as possible. The arts is the way out of this mess; and thoughtful journalism and advocacy, home grown as possible. 


Gentrification's First Victims

New York City officials hinged economic success on harassing, hiding, and shaming homeless people. Our new issue, " Between the Risings," is out now. To celebrate its release, international subscriptions are $25 off, and limited prints of our Easter 1916 cover are available.