Articles by Tom Dworetzky

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A New Yorker's Opinion: I'm Shopping for a New U.S. Economy

Every year I have to go return some gift. I don't need a sweater, but I could sure use more working people. The virtuous circle of capitalism only works when everyone is working. That's how consumers pay my bills, and everyone else's, too.

A New Yorker's Opinion: I'm Shopping for a New U.S. Economy

Every year I have to go return some gift. I don't need a sweater, but I could sure use more working people. The virtuous circle of capitalism only works when everyone is working. That's how consumers pay my bills, and everyone else's, too.

NORAD Santa Tracker 2011: Video to Find Santa As Flight Resumes

Santa's high-tech sleigh has been fixed by the elves, after a forced landing near Wall Street in New York City. The sleigh developed significant problems, according to Claus, when interviewed at the Killarney Rose, in the Wall Street area earlier tonight. NORAD covered for him, maintaining a normal looking progress video. The sleigh had to employ both scram jets and go to hypersonic flight to make up its lost time.

Firefox SOPA Workaround Keeps Web Free from Censorship

Talk about dead on arrival, SOPA, the pathetic Stop Online Piracy Act aimed at clamping down of freedom of speech-excuse me-on copyright infringement--is already toast, thanks to an easy Firefox add-on developed by Tamar Rizk of Cambridge, Mass., company Inficron.com and launched Dec. 19.

Firefox SOPA Workaround Keeps Web Free from Censorship

Talk about dead on arrival, SOPA, the pathetic Stop Online Piracy Act aimed at clamping down of freedom of speech-excuse me-on copyright infringement--is already toast, thanks to an easy Firefox add-on developed by Tamar Rizk of Cambridge, Mass., company Inficron.com and launched Dec. 19.

A New Yorker's Opinion: Bon Jovi Is Dead

Bon Jovi is dead! The speed with which misinformation is spreading these days is altering the news. And that threatens democracy, because an informed citizenry is essential to a functioning democracy.

A New Yorker's Opinion: Bon Jovi Is Dead

Bon Jovi is dead! The speed with which misinformation is spreading these days is altering the news. And that threatens democracy, because an informed citizenry is essential to a functioning democracy.

Firefighter Burned in Brooklyn Blaze

A firefighter trapped in the third floor of a Brooklyn building has suffered burns over approximately 42 percent of his body, Mayor Michael Bloomberg told those at a press conference scheduled to announce the new Cornell science campus agreement. The mayor had arrived late because of the tragic situation, which unfolded moments before the press newser was about to start.

Winter Solstice and the End of Time--A New Yorker's Opinion

Winter Solstice is approaching this Dec 21st-early Dec. 22. the shortest day of the year. As usual there's the pressure of too much to do during the holiday season and too little time to do it. But this year, I've started to think about next year already--It's supposed to be the end of the world in 2012 on the next solstice. I'm jammed with deadlines already. What about my bucket list?

A New Yorker's Opinion: Pew Poll's Anti-Incumbent, Occupy Wall Street Message

Two-in-three voters say most members of Congress should be voted out of office in 2012--the highest on record. And the number who say their own member should be replaced matches the all-time high recorded in 2010, when fully 58 members of Congress lost reelection bids-- the most in any election since 1948, the Center states in the Poll's overview.

A New Yorker's Opinion: Pew Poll's Anti-Incumbent, Occupy Wall Street Message

Two-in-three voters say most members of Congress should be voted out of office in 2012--the highest on record. And the number who say their own member should be replaced matches the all-time high recorded in 2010, when fully 58 members of Congress lost reelection bids-- the most in any election since 1948, the Center states in the Poll's overview.

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