The Bloomberg Files

New Yorkers speak out about their former mayor turned presidential candidate. Have a story to tell? Write to us at or call (212) 904-1282.


During his 12 years as mayor, Michael Bloomberg catered to the super wealthy, cut and privatized government services and attacked unions. It was peak neoliberalism.

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Under Michael Bloomberg, education reform was a goldmine for private sector grifters but a disaster for public school students, parents and teachers.


How NYC became a playground for the super rich and increasingly unaffordable for the poor and the working class.

Civil Liberties

Respect for the rights of dissidents and unpopular minorities were under constant attack during the Bloomberg years.

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