The Mayoral Platform New York City Urgently Needs

2017 New York City Mayoral Election

After a 50-year string of New York City mayors incapable of solving the serious problems of poverty, homelessness, violence, a high criminal recidivism rate, addiction, high taxes, and a generally low level of education in the public schools with high dropout levels and low graduation rates, New York needs a candidate for mayor with an enlightened, detailed, practical, effective plan to solve those problems quickly and sustainably. An enlightened capitalist candidate with a win-win platform combining pro-business solutions with social solutions, leading to much greater prosperity for all New Yorkers. Not a soak-the-rich attitude, rather a conviction that while social prosperity is essential, it cannot come at the expense of economic prosperity. A prosperous city needs many wealthy residents and many highly profitable businesses. Chasing them away with high taxes is counterproductive. Once the social problems are solved, all taxes can be reduced dramatically. Here are what should be the next mayor’s platform priorities:

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Edward Sonnino

Born and raised in New York City. Best course in college: history of art. Profession: economic forecaster and portfolio manager. Fluent in French and Italian.