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Max & Murphy: Mollenkopf, Scholar of the City, Says Competition Key to Healthier Democracy De Blasio Seeks

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John Mollenkopf is a distinguished professor of political science and sociology and the director of the Urban Research Center at the CUNY Graduate Center.

“New York City politics is fascinating not only because it binds many interests together in intimate conflict,” John Mollenkopf wrote in his 1994 book A Phoenix in the Ashes, “but because the stakes are so high.”

Mayor de Blasio’s state of the city address on Tuesday night indicated he

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