Author of A New Deal For New York
Oy, is he not kidding about "NewDeal" (urges us to think boldly about rebuilding the entire city, not just Lower Manhattan, and to do so in tandem with other Recession-wounded cities and states around the country). Lots of government programs, paid for by "our tax dollars".
The good points:
good history notes
I'll have to pull together some more detailed notes later.