NYC Taxpayers Spending Millions On Cyber Center With Controversial Ties To Israeli Intelligence

By Whitney Webb, -

Early last week, the city of New York launched — with little media scrutiny — one of two new massive cybersecurity centers that will be run by private Israeli firms with close ties to Israel’s [...]

Turning Up The Pressure For Integration, NYC Students Plan Citywide School Boycott

By Christina Veiga, -

It’s been more than two months since New York City students began boycotts at a different school campus each week. They’ve walked out of class to demand Mayor Bill de Blasio integrate one of the [...]

Out Of Patience: NYC Nurses Take On Hospitals For Better Staffing

By Peter Rugh, -

How do you know when your employees are unsatisfied? When they vote by a 97 percent margin to authorize a strike. And if you think these workers are displeased, you should talk to their customers [...]

On Valentine’s Day, The Fight To Stop The Williams Pipeline Hits The Heart Of NYC

By Staff, -

New York, NY – A clear message to Governor Andrew Cuomo struck the heart of Times Square this Valentine’s Day. A building-side message was displayed on February 14, 2019 calling the Governor to [...]

Writing The Next Chapter In NYC’s Cooperative History

By Mike Sandmel, -

My name is Mike Sandmel. I’m here from NYC where I was born, have lived most of my life, and where I organize for economic democracy and cooperative development with a group called New Economy [...]

#ParadigmShift Campaign Launched In NYC For Public Banking

By Staff, -

Activists from more than two dozen grassroots organizations including New Economy Project and Public Bank NYC took to the streets of Wall Street on Tuesday to launch a campaign for a NYC Public [...]

Protest Against Exhibit For Being ‘Racism Disguised As Art’

By Skanda Kadirgamar, -

By Skanda Kadirgamar for Waging Nonviolence - Artist Omer Fast’s crass, stereotypical mock up of a business in pre-gentrified Chinatown has finally left New York City. His transformation of the [...]

Marijuana Arrest Capital, NYC Police Focus On Black People

By Phillip Smith, -

By Phillip Smith for AlterNet - Last month, the Drug Policy Alliance released a report noting that marijuana arrests under New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio continue to be marked by shocking [...]

Protest Against Trump’s Transgender Military Service Ban

By Hayley Miller, -

By Hayley Miller for The Huffington Post - New Yorkers came out in droves Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump’s seemingly sudden decision to ban transgender people from serving in the [...]

Launching Injustice Boycott In Standing Rock, San Francisco, And NYC

By Shaun King, -

By Shaun King for Medium - It’s an organized resistance, driven by local people and activists, supported by passionate believers all over the country and around the world. Just as the Montgomery [...]

Judge Calls For Additional Safeguards In NYPD Surveillance Rules

By Staff, -

BY Staff of ACLU - NEW YORK - In a legal challenge to the New York City Police Department’s surveillance of American Muslims, a federal judge issued a ruling calling for alterations to a landmark [...]

NYC Agrees To Pay Over $4 Million To Family Of Akai Gurley

By Andrew Emett, -

By Andrew Emett for Nation of Change - After an NYPD officer accidentally killed an innocent, unarmed man inside a dark housing project stairwell, the city and the New York City Housing Authority [...]

NYC: City Hall Park Occupied, Police Commissioner Resigns

By Staff, -

By Staff of Its Going Down - The war for black lives and the struggle against the police in NYC has taken a new direction with the advent of a militant occupation outside of City Hall. Even [...]

#ShutDownCityHallNYC: Protesters Seek To Oust NYPD Commissioner

By Staff, -

By Staff of RT - Protesters in New York City are hoping to force City Hall to shut down until the police commissioner is fired. Other demands include reparations for victims of police brutality [...]

NYC’s New Generation Of Militant Activists

By Vienna Rye, -

By Vienna Rye for Medium - Over the past year and a half, New York City has seen the growth of an organized, militant grassroots movement, lead by young activists of color and completely ignored [...]

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