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Political Power to the People

Camille Rivera | Posted 08.09.2014 | New York
Camille Rivera

Everybody talks about giving power to the people, but recent events in Albany give us hope that will truly happen in the coming months and beyond.

Bronx Tenants Protest Deplorable Conditions

DNAinfo | Posted 02.19.2013 | New York

RIVERDALE — When a small group of Bronx tenants organized a protest last Friday against their landlord, Chestnut Holdings, they found their complain...

Pursuing the American Dream From a Brooklyn Homeless Shelter

Letitia James | Posted 02.19.2013 | New York
Letitia James

It is imperative that we set the national example and make it clear that companies seeking to do business in New York City cannot be allowed to treat their workers like second-class citizens.

Remembering Jon Kest, a Lifelong Fighter for Justice

Brad Lander | Posted 02.06.2013 | New York
Brad Lander

I'm thinking very powerfully today about Jon Kest, who passed away last night after a months-long battle with cancer.

Claire Gordon

Toxic Classrooms: Will NYC Schools Get Rid Of PCBs? | Claire Gordon | Posted 12.13.2011 | Education

At the end of the 2010-2011 school year, Michelle Chapman's 10-year-old daughter started complaining about headaches and fatigue. Her symptoms stopped...

Michael McAuliff

Darrell Issa Seeks Probe Of New York Group Tied To Defunct ACORN | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, is pushing for a federal probe of a New York City community organization based ...

Why We're Joining #OccupyWallStreet

Jon Kest | Posted 11.30.2011 | New York
Jon Kest

Whether you're a union worker, parent, or one of the millions of people, young and old, who are looking for work with no avail, on Wednesday we will stand together to demand justice.