New York Bans Glyphosate Use On Public Property

By Sustainable Pulse. -

The move is an important recognition by the nation’s fourth most populous state that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is not adequately protecting people and the environment from [...]

How Activists Shut Down Key Pipeline Projects In New York

By Greta Moran, Grist. -

If all had gone according to plan, the Constitution pipeline would be carrying fracked gas 124 miles from the shale gas fields of Pennsylvania through streams, wetlands, and backyards across the [...]

New York To Pass Nation’s Strongest Eviction Ban

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Both the state Senate and state Assembly convened remotely Monday for special sessions to pass the legislation, a day after President Donald Trump signed the $900 billion coronavirus relief bill [...]

NY Police Continue To Combat The Release Of Disciplinary Records

By Beryl Lipton and Jon Campbell, Muckrock. -

In the Syracuse suburb of Manlius, police transparency carries a hefty price tag. In June, the Manlius Police Department received an open-records request from MuckRock. The request sought [...]

Indigenous Women Lead Land Struggle Against Wealthiest People In The US

By The Red Nation. -

While the United States shudders in the shambles of another election year, whether from a collective sigh of relief or fear of what’s to come, a different system of governance blooms in a swath [...]

Indigenous Activists Are Occupying The Hamptons Until Thanksgiving

By Loretta Graceffo, Waging Nonviolence. -

Between the Atlantic Ocean and the Peconic Bay of Long Island, there is an isthmus known as Canoe Place. Thousands of years ago, the land was where the native Shinnecock tribe carried their [...]

Alice’s Nightmare In Drone Land

By World Beyond War. -

New York - On Thursday, 33 people from New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts organized by Upstate Drone Action blocked the gates at Hancock Air Field near Syracuse, NY. Prior to Thursday’s [...]

With COVID-19 Resurgence, Nurses Speak Out About Unsafe Conditions

By New York State Nurses Association. -

New York, NY— Nurses from Albany Medical Center gathered in front of the hospital to highlight conditions that may threaten nurse and patient safety, as the region prepares for a second surge of [...]

Militant Protests Ongoing In Rochester

By Hannah Dickinson, Liberation News. -

On Sep. 2 a news conference held by Free the People ROC and the family of Daniel T. Prude announced that Prude, a 41-year old Black man, had been killed by the Rochester Police Department on [...]

New York Teachers Union To Strike Against School Reopening

By Telesur English. -

Despite Donald Trump's administration pressure for schools reopening, several states and institutions postponed the resume of learning activities or issued not-in-person strategies due to new [...]

Albany Must Do More To Stop The Criminalization Of Our Communities

By Eliana Fernandez, Mateo Guerrero, And Adilka Pimentel, City Limits. -

As Black, Brown, immigrant, and trans New Yorkers continue to take to the streets, it’s clear that the mass uprising taking place across the state, and indeed the country, is far from over. In [...]

Cops And Their Supporters Unite To Attack BLM Counter-Protesters

By Madeleine Freeman, Left Voice. -

George Floyd’s murder, along with the murders of Breonna Taylor, Rayshard Brooks, and so many others, laid bare for the world how police are mandated by the state to terrorize people of color, [...]

These Workers Don’t Get Aid And Are Going Hungry

By Rebecca Chowdhury, In These Times. -

Coronavirus cases continue to climb across the Southern and Western United States. In New York, previously the nation’s epicenter, many of the residents reeling from the economic consequences are [...]

The Black New Yorker Who Led The Charge Against Police Violence In The 1830s

By Jonathan Daniel Wells, TIME. -

At the apex of the kidnapping club were two members of the New York police force, Tobias Boudinot and Daniel D. Nash. Both had grown up in or near Manhattan and they shared a deep disdain for [...]

Martin Gugino – The “Buffalo Protestor” And Our Friend

By Jeremy Varon, Witness Against Torture. -

Martin Gugino worked together in Witness Against Torture for years, a close-knit group dedicated to closing the U.S. prison camp at Guantanamo and opposing torture. Our community is beside [...]