New York City

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The devastation at Breezy Point, New York after Superstorm Sandy in 2012. (Photo: Zoriah/cc/flickr)
Just ahead of the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, a broad spectrum of New Yorkers are asking that the state's public pensions stop investing in the companies causing such climate chaos. In an open letter (pdf) addressed to New York City comptroller Scott Stringer and state comptroller Tom DiNapoli, 18 individuals representing a wide swathe...
Democracy Now!
Amid City Hall Protests, NYPD Chief Bill Bratton Resigns, But "Broken Windows"...
Nika Knight, staff writer
From Phoenix, Arizona, to London, UK, the cry was the same: "Black lives matter...


As the feds plan to investigate the Eric Garner travesty "to heal the breakdown in trust," let them check out #CrimingWhileWhite - whites tell of sins safely committed under the cloak of white privilege - and #AliveWhileBlack - blacks tell the flip dark side of the story. Black - "Cops pulled me over (for) going 45 in a fast lane - speed limit was 50" to white - "My buddies wanted more oil $, so I pretended there were WMDs in Iraq & oversaw the murder of 150,000 ppl" - we are two nations.