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March 26, 2018
When Esther Kaplan first walked into my office to interview for a sales job, everything about her was wrong. She was too buttoned-up, too careful. In short, she was the complete opposite of me. Nevertheless, we continued the interview, but I was already gone. I didn't think of the two of us as a fit. Here's theÃâÃÂ ...
January 24, 2018
... disclosed people of color account for 93 percent of those in pretrial detention for at least two years, and brought home the troubling fact that “the right to a speedy trial has become a distant dream in Chicago's Cook County Jail,” said Esther Kaplan, Editor of The Investigative Fund, in her nomination letter.
January 5, 2018
Esther Kaplan, editor of the institute's Investigative Fund, confirmed to The Intercept that Fish departed in the wake of allegations of misconduct. When the news broke that he was joining the New Republic, some women there were warned that Fish could be demeaning and creepy, HuffPost reported, andÃâÃÂ ...
October 26, 2017
JERSEY CITY - A pregnant woman and three teenagers are among six people who are in critical condition after being exposed to carbon monoxide inside an apartment building on the city's West Side, authorities said. At least two apartments inside the 16-unit complex at 168 Harrison Ave. did not haveÃâÃÂ ...
October 18, 2017
“Are you sitting me next to these chicks?” he chirped. That was the scene Oct. 12 at Brandywine Living at Dresher Estates, where they celebrate everyone's birthday. But this one was special. After all, the “chicks” — Bertha “Birdie” Dash and Esther Kaplan — will turn 103 and 100, respectively, within the nextÃâÃÂ ...
September 29, 2017
(There's a long line of Nation–Voice and Voice-Nation crossovers—including Don Guttenplan, Joe Conason, Esther Kaplan, the late Alexander Cockburn, and myself—that continues to this day. The Nation Institute, where Wayne Barrett became a reporting fellow after being fired from the Voice in 2010,ÃâÃÂ ...
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June 16, 2017
Evicted and Abandoned is a global investigation that reveals how the World Bank Group, the powerful development lender committed to ending poverty, has regularly failed to follow its own rules for protecting vulnerable populations. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists teamed with theÃâÃÂ ...
June 16, 2017
Trendy Management, however, paints a different picture of the its business, saying it intentionally manages older buildings to remodel units once tenants move out, according to Esther Kaplan, president of the Clifton-based company. Part of the reason the company remodels rundown units, she said, is toÃâÃÂ ...
April 4, 2017
Jersey City Together strikes again. Last week the clergy-based organization held a rally in Jersey City attended by hundreds of tenants who have had to put up with years of building code violations because their landlord is Trendy Management of Clifton. The name "Trendy" may not be familiar, because it'sÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2017
The company's owner, Esther Kaplan, was scheduled to attend the event, but cancelled hours before the meeting. Kaplan did not directly address any of the allegations when asked for comment by The Jersey Journal. The Rev. Jessica Lambert, from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, said Jersey City TogetherÃâÃÂ ...
May 29, 2015
The 2015 MOLLY National Journalism Prize has been presented to Esther Kaplan for “Losing Sparta” in the Virginia Quarterly Review. One judge praised Kaplan for her reporting “on the economics that many feel have damaged the fabric of America,” saying “[t]he depth of reporting is impressive, theÃâÃÂ ...
April 30, 2015
When Barbara Corcoran was in the early days of building what would become a multimillion-dollar real-estate firm, a woman came in to interview for a sales job. Her name was Esther Kaplan and, as Corcoran tells it, she was completely wrong for the position. She was too buttoned-up, too careful. She wasÃâÃÂ ...
March 3, 2015
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October 30, 2014
She circles back to the Massey mine explosion, which she helped investigate: “The technical way it happened was the coal dust exploded—but the cause was the production pressures, the way the company had no respect for the workers' lives.” Esther KaplanEsther Kaplan is editor of the InvestigativeÃâÃÂ ...
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