Israel Lobby Spreads More Lies About Palestine Groups At NYU

By Nora Barrows-Friedman, Electronic Intifada. -

New York University has agreed to settle with the US Department of Education over allegations that the university had not appropriately responded to claims of anti-Semitism. Two [...]

The NYPD Unleashes Its Most Brutal Cops On Protesters

By Ali Winston, Black Agenda Report. -

This summer in New York City was defined by protests. The murder of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer drew hundreds of thousands into the streets in late May and early June, [...]

Way Down In The Hole: Pipeline Lockdown

By Kevin Duggan, Brooklyn Paper. -

Police arrested four protesters who locked themselves to a controversial National Grid fracked gas pipeline construction site in Williamsburg on Thursday morning. Two environmental advocates [...]

Fracked Gas Pipeline In Brooklyn Continues

By Jessy Edwards, BK Reader. -

New York City - Fracked gas could soon be running through a new pipeline near you, despite rising calls for construction on the North Brooklyn Pipeline to be halted immediately. National Grid [...]

Staff Refuse To Enter Unsafe School Building

By District 75 P352X Special Education Staff, Popular Resistance. -

Bronx, NY - The special education staff of P352X, composed of five different sites (buildings), will be coordinating a refusal to enter unsafe buildings. We have not received inspection reports [...]

Racialized Austerity: The Case Of CUNY

By Michael Fabricant and Steve Brier, Gotham Gazette. -

In the aftermath of the covid outbreak and in a moment of Black Lives Matter national organizing in response to police brutality the issue of racial justice has lit up cities and towns across the [...]

New York City’s Newest Neighborhood: Abolition Park

By Amba Guerguerian, The Indypendent. -

At the foot of the Brooklyn Bridge, City Hall Park lies in a cold-stone land where law and order rule. The area is defined by French Renaissance-style courthouses and municipal buildings. The [...]

New York City: Protest Leader Targeted In Police Raid

By Jake Offenhartz, Gothamist. -

The failed NYPD raid that brought riot cops, police dogs and helicopters to a prominent Black Lives Matter activist's home on Friday was sparked by his alleged crime of shouting into an officer's [...]

As New York Eviction Moratorium Ends, Tension Escalates

By Popular Resistance. -

Dozens of New Yorkers marched through the streets of Brooklyn Wednesday morning before entering two landlord attorney firms buildings and Brooklyn Borough Hall calling for a ban on evictions and [...]

Mutual Aid Unites NYC Neighbors Facing COVID-19

By James Ives, News Medical. -

Nancy Perez, a 45-year-old resident of the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bedford-Stuyvesant, contracted COVID-19 in March. She stayed quarantined in her room for a month to isolate from her two sons [...]

Private Feds Cash In On Unusual Contempt Case

By Adam Klasfeld, Courthouse News Service. -

Manhattan — With trial still months away, taxpayers have paid more than a quarter-million dollars to a private law firm deputized by a federal judge to convict an environmental attorney of [...]

Thousands Of Police Discipline Records Kept Secret For Decades Published

By Eric Umansky, ProPublica. -

Until last month, New York state prohibited the release of police officers’ disciplinary records. Civilians’ complaints of abuse by officers were a secret. So were investigators’ conclusions. The [...]

Housing Rules Could Force Newly Released Prisoners Into Homelessness

By Jerry Iannelli, The Appeal. -

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the population of New York City’s jails has been nearly halved. According to New York state data, the city’s average daily jail population dropped from 7,214 [...]

Massive March Demands Justice And Liberation For Palestine

By Samidoun. -

Thousands of people joined a massive rally and march for Palestine in Brooklyn, New York, as part of the “Day of Rage” against Israeli annexation, colonization and Zionism in Palestine on [...]

Cops Off Campus And Out of Our Unions!

By David Klassen, Spectre Journal. -

The union I am a part of, the Professional Staff Congress (PSC) at the City University of New York (CUNY), voted not only to kick the cops off campus but also to drive the cop union out of the [...]