Monday, October 25th, 2021

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Two special-election results suggest Republicans have staunched the bloodletting

State legislative special elections provide an interesting index of partisan sentiment. That wasn’t so in the late 20th century, when clever local candidates and notables often got voters to cross party lines. But in...

To the left, America’s mounting disasters are just bumps in the road

Sheer chaos and anarchy on the border? Afghanistan — the most humiliating defeat in recent US military history? A labor-starved supply chain in shambles and holiday shelves emptying out? The worst inflation in 30...

Don’t expect supply-chain or price relief any time soon

President Joe Biden, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen have told the public not to worry over the recent inflation, which they insist is “transitory.” They link the problem to...

Brad Lander’s recipe for slamming the housing market to enrich his ‘nonprofit’ allies

A misbegotten City Council drive to prevent landlords from harassing tenants is poised to further slam the city’s housing supply. It’s the mayor’s duty to veto this madness. Councilman Brad Lander (D-B’klyn) got the...

The Post’s recommendations on this year’s New York ballot questions

Besides choosing new mayors, DAs and other officials, New York voters this fall face several ballot question, each of which would amend the state Constitution. Our general rule is to vote “no” unless you’re...

Gun accidents on set like Alec Baldwin’s aren’t new

Gun accidents aren’t new The Alec Baldwin tragedy. Security types who guard movie sets say: Essential professional weaponry training is required even to handle swords. Anyone handling even a prop gun is in a controlled cordoned-off...

Paul Krugman’s dire warning on China and other commentary

Liberal: China’s in Big Trouble China’s leaders “haven’t really been dealing with their economy’s underlying problems, they’ve been masking those problems by creating a housing bubble that will ultimately magnify the problem,” warns The...

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 25, 2021

The Issue: Mayor de Blasio’s order that all city workers get vaccinated or be placed on unpaid leave. We gave our frontline workers a ticker-tape parade, and we praised them daily for their bravery...

Hospital for Special Surgery scores more room to operate

The Hospital for Special Surgery is massively stretching its Upper East Side footprint with an expansion to a new tower on which Extell Development will break ground this year. Extell has long owned the...

Homes That Sold for Around $750,000

Each week, our survey of recent residential sales in New York City and the surrounding region focuses on homes that sold around a certain price point, allowing you to compare single-family homes, condos and...