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Christopher Flavelle for Bloomberg - In coastal New Jersey, the debate about whether the climate is changing has been superseded by a more urgent question: What to do about it?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