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Jake Johnson, staff writer
Demonstrators rally outside the Federal Communication Commission building to protest the repeal of net neutrality rules on December 14, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
"This investigation shows how low the industry will stoop to undermine even the most basic and benign safeguards."
Kenny Stancil, staff writer
"Why the hell do we need robot police dogs?" Rep. Jamaal Bowman (D-N.Y.) asked earlier this month. (Photo: YouTube screen grab via FNTV)
A spokesperson for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, who called the Boston...
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Community members participate in a March 9, 2013 "No More Fukushimas" and "Walk for a New Spring" protest in Croton-on-Hudson, New York in opposition to the Indian Point nuclear power plant. (Photo: Vanessa/Flickr/cc)
The Indian Point facility, notes one of its critics, was built "where a severe...


Yes, It Could Happen Here: When Nazis Came to New York
With Trump's latest crime against "the other" - immigrants may have to choose between food and green card - a timely new book considers the threat of a "21st-century master of divisive rhetoric" whose toxic mix of fear, lies, and scapegoating uncannily echos an earlier monster. If you think that's a stretch, see "A Night At the Garden," documenting the 1939 night when 20,000 New Yorkers came to cheer Nazis on - chilling proof "most humans have dark passions inside us, waiting to be stirred up."