Washington Square News

Washington Square News

Washington Square News

All content by Kenny Kyunghoon Lee
Lack of Internet connection in city concerning

Lack of Internet connection in city concerning

April 26, 2015
Given how important internet access is to people's personal and economic development, that 1 in 5 New Yorkers do not have broadband access is unacceptable.
Military alone will not stop terrorism

Military alone will not stop terrorism

April 7, 2015
Military intervention must be accompanied by political reforms in order to curb terrorism.
Policymakers must shift focus outside classroom

Policymakers must shift focus outside classroom

April 2, 2015
To improve NY public schools, policymakers should focus on improving the socioeconomic factors that contribute to school performance, rather than cracking down on teachers.
Affordable housing policy must be reworked

Affordable housing policy must be reworked

March 24, 2015
With current state rent stabilization laws set to expire soon, NYC should rethink affordable housing subsidies in order to more effectively support residents that actually need the help.
Walmart wage hike too little, too late

Walmart wage hike too little, too late

March 2, 2015
Walmart's recent raise of the minimum wage is not a large enough step to truly affect income inequality in America, and NYC should continue to bar them from building in the city.

Inexpensive education reform still effective

February 5, 2015
Policymakers should focus on small-scale, low-cost education reforms that have been proven successful.