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Governor Cuomo Started This War: Teachers and Parents, Let's Prepare For Battle

M. Shannon Hernandez | Posted 04.08.2015 | Education
M. Shannon Hernandez

As a public education activist, I have literally been sick to my stomach since the New York State Legislature approved a budget, complete with education "reforms" proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, on April 1. It wasn't a joke -- and I am angry, upset, and devastated, to say the least.

Courageous New York Prosecutor Continues Long Anti-Corruption Tradition as Top N.Y. Pol Is Indicted

Frank Vogl | Posted 03.25.2015 | Crime
Frank Vogl

The United States has a long, possibly unique, tradition of fearlessly prosecuting top politicians for corruption. The latest to be caught in the graft net is Sheldon Silver.

Time Warner Cable's 97 Percent Profit Margin on High-Speed Internet Service Exposed

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 04.03.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

In our Petition for Investigation of Time Warner Cable (TWC) and Comcast, we point out that TWC's High-Speed Internet service has a 97 percent profit margin and a number of people asked how that statistic was derived. Simple. Time Warner Cable provides the information, (with some caveats).

Verizon's "Cut the Copper" Stealth Plan: Thousands Were Held Hostage with No Phone Service for Months

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 09.04.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Verizon didn't tell the whole truth in their filing to 'shut off the copper'. Update of Part V of the series based on the report "It's All Interconn...

Can't Anyone Here Play This Game?

Avery Corman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Avery Corman

My God, these people represent us, these people are responsible for all those decisions, and all that money, and these people are morons.