Michael Bloomberg

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  • Neighbors May Finally Get Their Way Case Study

    goal of development, has been at the forefront of the fight to reuse the buildings. This group has consistently fought for the right of the community’s hand in development of area. The campaign has lasted through multiple mayoral administrations, making slow but steady progress. Initial plans to create housing in the buildings were made in 1975 with Mayor Edward Koch, but the city decided to renege on these plans and build a shelter for the homeless. As the condition within the community failed to grow, groups within the city successfully sued, resulting in a reduction of the shelter from 1100 beds to 200, and the construction of affordable housing units and a community center in four of the hospital buildings in 1993. In 2010, Mayor Michael Bloomberg initiated the process of building 240 additional housing projects, however this plan failed when the developer chosen for the construction was arrested for corruption. Currently, the remaining hospital buildings are in the process to be reused following Mayor de Blasio’s housing plan. This raises hopes that the buildings and surrounding land will finally be used for positive development in the area. Despite this hope regarding these recent developments, there is concern that instead of giving control of the project to groups already involved with Greenpoint and supported by the community, the city is taking open bids to develop the buildings. This raises fears that the project will result in cultural destruction alongside…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Michael Bloomberg

    nears, a possible new candidate has come out of the wood works. His name is Michael Bloomberg and he is the former Governor of New York. Mr. Bloomberg is one of the wealthiest men in the entire world and is willing to spend his own money to fund his campaign. After months of watching the candidates bicker and fight, Mr. Bloomberg has given this opportunity great consideration. His biggest challenge could be the fact that Michael Bloomberg is part of no political party. Bloomberg would be running…

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  • Frisk History

    The case of People v. De Bour, created legal procedures. The De Bour guidelines apply only to police engaged in their criminal law enforcement duties. In conducting a De Bour analysis, the court first considers whether the police action is justified “in its inception,” and, second, “whether or nt it was reasonably related in scope to the circumstances which rendered its initiation permissible”. (Association of the Bar of the City of New York, n.d) Mayor Michael Bloomberg received a large…

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  • A Rhetorical Analysis On Michael Bloomberg

    After reading both endorsement articles, Michael bloomberg ultimately persuaded me because of his establishment of strong ethos and pathos. Throughout his speech, he constantly used ethos to demonstrate his credibility as a democrat, republican, and even a business man. Bloomberg passionately speaks about his work in the senate and states, “I know Hillary Clinton can do all this, because I saw it firsthand when she was in the Senate.” This sentence founded a strong sense of credibility for…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Issue Of Tobacco Free Parks

    Last year, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made headlines when he signed the legislation that began making all city parks, pedestrian plazas, and beaches a smoke-free zone. While news of this created a national awareness pertaining to the issue, the overall issue of tobacco free parks has been gaining publicity for quite some time now. Although contributions such as those from Mayor Bloomberg make a significant impact, most of the success comes from gradual consensus building within…

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  • Persuasive Essay On The Soda Ban

    “If you want to order two cups at the same time, that’s fine, it 's your choice. We are not taking away anybody 's right to do things, we are simply forcing you to understand.” If these words about the New York Soda Ban, from Mayor Bloomberg himself, are true, then what exactly was the point of making it? You see, although the intentions of the act are well-placed and well-founded, I have to disagree with the idea of the soda ban in its entirety. I’m not saying nothing should be done for the…

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  • Soda Ban Policy Analysis

    Without delay, Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York City, clearly specified the decision was a “Temporary setback” and vowed to appeal; of overstepping and trying to impose a ban. The proposed ban drew national intention, giving the notion, “Any sugary drink larger than 16 ounces will be confisticated”. Is it really a smart approach to reduce the consumptions of soda? To put it as simply as possible, the soda ban policy should not accomplish its goal of reducing the food unit of consumption,…

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  • The Consumption Of Sugary Drinks In New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

    New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg used his mayorial power to craft a regulation that banned the sale of sugarly drinks over 16 ounces in size. He was determined to curb the sales of very large sugary drinks in order to “save” New York City citizens from obesity. His regulation impacted fast food resturants, convenience stores, and grocery chains sales which upset food and beverage retailers. Bloomberg and the New York City boad of health parternered to craft the following regulation, “sugary…

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  • Takata Scandal Essay

    parties. For example, perhaps someone from Denmark -- a nation that is, on the whole, more tolerant of ambiguity -- might have been more willing to accept the uncertain outcomes that could result from “risky communication” (Bloomburg, 2017). In conclusion, the Takata Corporation had condemned itself by making the choice to remain within its own culture rather than apply the practices of good business and conform to other’s cultural ideals of business. References Works Cited Berfield, Susan,…

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  • Gothic Elements In John Milton's Paradise Lost

    In order for a novel to be considered Gothic literature it has to have certain elements. Milton’s Paradise Lost exudes gothic characteristics. The first is Pandemonium. When Satan and his followers are banished to Hell, together they create Pandemonium. Gothic literature is really all about intense emotion and the confusion between good and evil. Powerful emotion is clearly evident in Paradise Lost as there is a constant grasping or pushing and pulling with good and evil, God and Satan. The…

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