The Progressive Pragmatist: A Mayor at Midpoint

Even as he glides toward a second term as mayor, Bill de Blasio remains something of an enigma to many New Yorkers. In The Pragmatist: Bill de Blasio’s Quest to Save the Soul of New York, Joseph Viteritti of Hunter College and The Graduate Center says the mayor’s challenge is fulfilling his progressive promise in New York at a time of polarized politics in Washington.


THE PRAGMATIST: BILL DE BLASIO’S QUEST TO SAVE THE SOUL OF NEW YORK, by Joseph P. Viteritti, Thomas Hunter Professor of Public Policy at Hunter College.