Opinion | Feeding the Hungry, One Wholesome Meal at a Time

NASHVILLE — When Tallu Schuyler Quinn began handing out sandwiches in Nashville’s homeless camps, she was responding to a want that appeared each apparent and intractable. People had been hungry, and she or he fed them. In a few hours, they’d be hungry once more. That was 2007, the yr…

How Private Equity Conquered the Tax Code

Private fairness corporations like Henry Kravis’s KKR used accounting ways like “fee waivers” to cut back their tax payments.Credit…Krista Schlueter for The New York Times Private fairness has conquered the American tax system The $four.5 trillion buyout trade “has perfected sleight-of-hand tax-avoidance strategies so aggressive that at least three private…

Weddings Took a Big Hit in 2020. Enter the Micro-Wedding.

This article is a part of Owning the Future, a sequence on how small companies throughout the nation have been affected by the pandemic. Of all the occasions altered by the coronavirus pandemic, amongst the most blatant had been weddings. Traditional weddings usually have dozens, if not lots of, of…

Candidates’ Blueprints for Easing the Housing Crisis

[Want to get New York Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.] It’s Monday. Weather: Watch out for showers and thunderstorms. High round 70. Alternate-side parking: In impact till Saturday (Juneteenth). Credit…Karsten Moran for The New York Times When Bill de Blasio ran for mayor in 2013, he made addressing New…

Special IDs for Sex Offenders: Safety Measures or Scarlet Letters?

WASHINGTON — A Louisiana legislation required individuals convicted of intercourse crimes to make use of driver’s licenses on which the phrases “sex offender” would seem in massive capital orange letters beneath their images. That might make on a regular basis encounters — with financial institution tellers, resort clerks, grocery store…

As Battle Against Virus Wanes, Mayors Confront a New Challenge: Crime

CHICAGO — Mayors of American cities have yearned for the second they might usher in a return to normalcy, casting away coronavirus restrictions on bars, eating places, events and public gatherings. Yet now, even with reopenings underway throughout the United States because the pandemic recedes, metropolis leaders should deal with…

Netanyahu Opponents Celebrate at Tel Aviv Rally

Ecstatic Israelis descended onto Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square on Sunday for a celebration marking the ouster of Benjamin Netanyahu and the swearing-in of a brand new — if precarious — authorities. The euphoric ambiance mirrored the reduction of many Israelis that a new day had sprung and that a public…

Hollywood Take on Christchurch Massacre Provokes Anger in New Zealand

AUCKLAND, New Zealand — A deliberate Hollywood movie concerning the Christchurch mosque bloodbath has drawn a pointy backlash in New Zealand, with Muslims denouncing the director’s choice to focus not on the group’s ache and resilience, however as a substitute on the response by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. More than…

Exploring Greece’s Unseen Corners

In 2016, drawn by the odor of Easter cookies, I ventured right into a small bakery within the village of Olympos, on the Greek island of Karpathos. The proprietor, a girl named Kalliope, was carrying what seemed to me like a conventional costume. After chatting for a minute or two,…