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People participate in a "March on Billionaires" event on July 17, 2020 in New York City. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images) News
'Just... Tax the Rich' to Avoid Austerity, Patriotic Millionaires Tells NY Gov. Cuomo After Mayor de Blasio Cuts City Spending
"The people of New York have sacrificed enough during this pandemic—it's depraved to ask them to sacrifice even more to close our state's budget gap while wealthy New Yorkers are richer now than they've ever been."
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New York Police Department officers listen as Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York President Pat Lynch and representatives from other NYPD and law enforcement unions holds a news conference at the Icahn Stadium parking lot on June 9, 2020. News
Report on Broken Windows Spending Bolsters Call to Redirect $1 Billion of NYPD Budget to Harmed Communities
City leaders are urged to direct the money to "more relevant city agencies, harm reduction programs, and community-based organizations who are better trained and equipped to actually keep our communities safe."
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New Yorkers Confront de Blasio Over Defense of NYPD Violence as Calls Mount for Mayor's Resignation
"T he police could beat up de Blasio and he would say it didn't happen."
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio points to the New York Post front page in a press briefing on May 5, 2020. News
'What Kind of Human Being Sees the Suffering Here... and Does That?': NYC Mayor Slams Trump Over Covid-19 Relief
The New York City mayor said that the president was "putting partisanship ahead of the needs of the nation."
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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - APRIL 25: A street remains mostly empty in midtown during the coronavirus pandemic on April 25, 2020 in New York City. COVID-19 has spread to most countries around the world, claiming over 200,000 lives with infections close to 2.9 million people. (Photo by Rob Kim/Getty Images) News
'Environmentally Just' Move Will Open 100 Miles of NYC Streets to Pedestrians as Social Distancing Enters Warmer Months
Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement of the new policy on Monday.
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New York City's Grand Central terminal is quiet on a business day due to the coronavirus pandemic on March 16, 2020. News
Treating Coronavirus Like Active Shooter, NYC Mayor Warns of 'Shelter in Place Order' for Entire City
The mayor's comments come as Gov. Cuomo says peak of infectious outbreak could still be 45 days away.
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New York City schools will only close as a last resort, city officials said Saturday. News
Closing NYC Schools Amid Coronavirus Outbreak a 'Last Resort,' Says Official, Due to 114,000 Homeless Students With Nowhere to Go
"I don't think we're prepared for the ripple effects this could have for the most vulnerable in our society."
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London and NYC Mayors Call on Every Major City in the World to Divest From Climate-Destroying Fossil Fuels
"Instead of having to move cities, let's move money!"
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Protesters call for the closure of the Rikers prison complex and for no new prisons to be built. (Photo: No New Jails) News
It's Not the End of the Fight, Say Justice Advocates, as New York City Passes Plan to Close Notorious Rikers, Open New Jails
"We should be fighting mass incarceration and all cages."
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) speaks during a rally in Washington Square Park on September 16, 2019 in New York. News
Lack of Transparency Surrounding Working Families Party's Warren Endorsement Raises Concerns
"Last I checked, transparency isn't a radical idea."
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