Crushed to Death and Discarded: The Invisible “Third Men” of New York’s Garbage Industry

 There are eight million stories in the Naked City, and some of them — like this one — you’d never believe. After all these years, I’m the stories of the work people — especially immigrants — do in this country continue to amaze and sicken me. This is a ProPublica and Voice of America investigation by Kiera Feldman…

The Lives They Lived. And The Gifts They’ve Left Us With

Jim Melius. Leslie Nickels. Jack Sheehan. Mike McGraw. Paul Nyden. As a new year starts, everyone from the New York Times to the Academy Awards looks back at those we have lost and the effect they had on our lives. We’ve already discussed the sad losses of Adrian Markowitz, Rick Burns and George Yoksas last year. …