The Curious Case of Aurelius Capital v. Puerto Rico

Aurelius’s co-plaintiff in the Supreme Court appeal is the Union of Puerto Rican Electrical Workers, which argues that the oversight board’s fiscal plan would impair collective-bargaining agreements, stripping them of worker’s rights. Jessica Méndez-Colberg, the lawyer representing the union, told me by phone that she really did hope Aurelius would …

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The 10 Best Los Angeles Dishes of 2019

LOS ANGELES — Throughout my first year as a restaurant critic living in Los Angeles, zigzagging across the city in my car, I kept a running list of delicious things I wanted to tell you about. There was the sheer, oversize tortilla sobaquera that I had at El Ruso in …

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A Guide to Watching Scorsese Movies Like an Insider

This article contains spoilers for “The Irishman” and other Martin Scorsese films. Even at three and a half hours, Martin Scorsese’s new mob drama “The Irishman” brims with details that reward repeat viewings. And as any Scorsese fan knows, the movie is undoubtedly filled with subtle footnotes. One of America’s …

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