Teachers In Jersey City Begin Strike As Demands For Walkouts Expand Across The US

By Staff, Wsws.org -

Approximately 4,000 public school workers in Jersey City, the second largest school district in the US state of New Jersey, walked off the job on Friday afternoon. It is the first strike at the [...]

The Jersey Shore Would Rather Fight Flooding With Walls Than Retreat

By Christopher Flavelle, www.bloomberg.com -

By Christopher Flavelle for Bloomberg - In coastal New Jersey, the debate about whether the climate is changing has been superseded by a more urgent question: What to do about it? While local [...]

4 Nonprofit Hospitals Pocketed $1.7 Billion In Profits In 4 Years

By Lynn Petrovich, www.endtheillusion.com -

By Lynn Petrovich for End The Illusion - Cumulative surplus for these four nonprofit entities totaled over $2.2 Billion, cash in the bank and/or Wall Street investments/brokerage firms. In [...]

Public ‘Bank Of N.J.’ Would Save Pensions, Rev Economy

By Claude Brodesser-Akner, www.nj.com/ -

By Claude Brodesser-Akner for NJ - NEWARK — Former Wall Street executive turned 2017 Democratic candidate for governor Phil Murphy on Thursday unveiled a radical proposal for reviving New [...]

Christy’s Emergency Manager Dismantling Democracy

By Glen Ford, www.blackagendareport.com -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - After a state-appointed emergency financial manager poisoned the people of Flint, Michigan, with tainted water, you’d expect that other governors would [...]

US Court Of Appeals Finds Discrimination Of Muslim Searches

By Staff, www.ccrjustice.org -

By Staff of CCRJustice - October 13, 2015, Philadelphia – Today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued a comprehensive and stirring decision in the case Hassan v. City of New [...]

Solitary Confinement In NJ Immigration Detention Centers Overused

By American Friends Service Committee, www.afsc.org -

An investigation of the use of solitary confinement in New Jersey’s immigration detention centers finds an unnecessarily harsh and unfair system that violates state and international standards. [...]

Cops Attack Unity Rally — Against Police Brutality

By Betsy Piette, www.workers.org -

A peaceful protest against police brutality outside the Cumberland County courthouse here on Feb. 28 was disrupted by an orchestrated police provocation that resulted in two people being [...]

Newark Student Sit-in Heads Into Its Second Night

By Naomi Nix, www.nj.com -

The impasse between the Newark youth staging a sit-in at Newark Public Schools' headquarters and the school system will reach its second straight night, activists and officials said. While the [...]

Opposition Greets Proposed Marcellus Shale-Trenton Pipeline

By Andrew Maykuth www.philly.com -

A blanket of snow overlay the idyllic landscape of farms, stone walls, and New Jersey's oldest surviving covered bridge last week. Alix Bacon, a regional manager for the New Jersey Conservation [...]

Video: Cops Gunned Down Unarmed Black Man With Hands Up

By Scott Kaufman, www.rawstory.com -

Dashboard footage from a fatal police shooting in Bridgeton, New Jersey confirm eyewitness accounts that the victim was stepping out of the car with his arms raised when officers shot and killed [...]

Hundreds Protest Gas Export Off NJ/NY Coast

By MaryAnn Spoto, www.nj.com -

Hundreds of people turned up the heat Thursday night on a proposed liquefied natural gas facility off the coast of New Jersey as they voiced their objections to a project they said would [...]

Police Get Mike Brown Mural Removed In Trenton

By Jenna Pizzi, www.nj.com -

TRENTON – A mural was painted over Monday afternoon after Trenton police expressed concern that the painting, depicting Michael Brown, a Ferguson, Mo., teen who was fatally shot by police in [...]

New Jersey Get Ready To Protest, New Pipeline Proposed

By Scott Fallon, www.northjersey.com -

A recently formed company is proposing a new pipeline through North Jersey’s Highlands — potentially along Route 287 — to move oil back and forth between a transportation hub in Albany, N.Y., and [...]

Occupy Christie #OccupySandygate

By Staff, www.PopularResistance.org -

DAY ONE, SandyGate #SandyGate #OccupyChristie is a 4 day occupation, in 20 degree weather, Jan 18 thru Gov Christy getting sworn in, on Jan 21, 2014. If people think the Bridge thing is a [...]