July 21, 2014
Bill de Blasio and the Two Italys
Alexander Stille, New York Daily News
The Associated Press
Bill de Blasio won the mayoralty on a promise to attack New York City’s income inequality. Although the main purpose of his trip to Italy is to relax with family, he should keep his eyes and ears open and try to absorb some economic lessons while he’s at it -- for he will be going to another country where income inequality is a major problem, albeit for different reasons than here in the city.
TAGGED: United States, New York City, Europe, Bill De Blasio, Italy