The First Week Failure of NYC’s New Mayor

In a relentless first few days as mayor, Eric Adams prioritized economic health over that of his citizens

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For a New Yorker, observing the first week of Eric Adams’ regime as the 110th mayor of New York City was like binging a reality series about your own city under crisis. You enter each episode with a prayer, nonetheless, completely unaware of what the lead character is capable of before…

Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.

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Bonsu Thompson

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Bonsu Thompson is a writer, producer, Brooklynite and 2019 Sundance Screenwriters Lab fellow.

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