By RefuseFascism.org On March 6, The Nation magazine revealed documents that prove ICE Has Kept Tabs on ‘Anti-Trump’ Protesters in New York City including our organization, RefuseFascism.org. This blatantly unconstitutional activity also targeted a wide range of groups opposed to Trump and Pence or their policies including Gays Against Guns, the New Sanctuary Coalition, the […]
Jumaane Williams, winner of the race with 33% of the vote and now the third African-American to hold citywide office in New York City
By Eli Valentin (gotamgazette.com) The public advocate special election has come and gone. The implications of the results will be felt for years to come. Yet there is a debate over whether the position of public advocate should even exist. But it is here and the last two to hold the position—Bill de Blasio and […]
Trillion-dollar companies going shopping for billion-dollar subsidies should be publicly shamed.
By Derek Thompson (The Atlantic, Feb. 14, 2019) Amazon said on Thursday that it will cancel its plans to add a second corporate headquarters in New York City. The company had pledged to build a campus in Queens’ Long Island City in exchange for $3 billion in subsidies. In a statement, Amazon blamed local politicians for […]
More rides, more money...
By Kathleen Elkins (CNBC Make It) Al Castillo, 33, drives full-time for Uber, Lyft and Juno in New York City. He typically works six days a week, Monday through Saturday, for nine to 11 hours a day. And, as I saw when I spent a day shadowing him, he rarely takes breaks. After all, the […]
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By FALAW You hop onto your motorcycle for a leisurely drive to the beach, and you crash. You hop into your car to go shopping for groceries, and you crash. You are injured due to a defective product you assumed was safe since you thought the manufacturer was reputable. You dived into a pool before […]
New York landlords tend to be institutional investors and hedge funds. Small businesses have been having a tough time renting stores, which typically go to chains or temporary luxury businesses.
By Anthony Noto (New York Business Journal) Vacant storefront windows throughout New York City are an urban blight. And with traditional retail being such a tough market, they’re becoming more common. Mayor Bill de Blasio has a plan to solve this problem. While in Albany, the mayor called for the passage of a “commercial vacancy tax.” What […]
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By NY Personal Injury Attorneys The Centers for Disease Control define a traumatic brain injury that is alluded to by its acronym, TBI, as a “disruption in the normal functions of the brain that can be caused by a bump, blow or jolt to the head.” Traumatic brain injury is a term we customarily read […]
transgender people are often profiled as sex workers and targeted with bogus arrests
By NYCLU On her way home from the bus stop on a spring night in the Bronx last year, Linda Dominguez cut across a park because it was the most direct route to her apartment. Even though others leaving the bus were also crossing the park, three officers from the New York City Police Department […]
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By Ludmila Leiva (Refinery29) Each year, millions of young professionals from all over the country and world move here in search of their dream career. For many, New York signifies opportunity and is a manifestation of the American dream, but is living and working in NYC all that it’s cracked up to be? New York […]