New York City

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio visits South Street Seaport as workers erect temporary flood barriers in preparation for potential flooding and a storm surge from Tropical Storm Isaias on August 3, 2020. The interlocking tubes, called Tiger Dams, are installed in areas that were heavily damaged from flooding during Hurricane Sandy in 2012. (Photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images)
"Fossil fuel companies are continuing to spin a tangled web of lies about the deadly products they produce and sell after decades of misleading consumers."
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
LGBTQ+, immigrant rights, harm reduction, and criminal justice reform groups, led by people who trade sex, launched a 20+ organization coalition, Decrim NY, to decriminalize and decarcerate the sex trades in New York City and state.
The announcement, said one reform advocate, "should not supplant the need to...
Julia Conley, staff writer
Such a plan, said Rep. Jamaal Bowman, "would allow people to live with dignity...


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.