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Tag: New York

NY Attorney General resigns amid abuse allegations

"While these allegations are unrelated to my professional conduct or the operations of the office, they will effectively prevent me from leading the office’s work at this critical time."

Michael Bloomberg pledges $4.5 million to help US meet Paris Climate...

"America made a commitment, and as an American, if the government's not going to do it we all have responsibility."

‘The gig economy’ is the new term for serfdom

Corporate capitalism is establishing a neofeudal serfdom in numerous occupations, a condition in which there are no labor laws, no minimum wage, no benefits, no job security and no regulations.

Gun violence has dropped dramatically in 3 states with very different...

To have an honest, nonpartisan discussion about gun violence, we must look at what happened in New York, California, and Texas.

NY Assemblywoman indicted for multiple fraud schemes and obstruction of justice

Pamela Harris was recently charged with an 11-count indictment, including wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, making false statements, bankruptcy fraud, witness tampering, and conspiracy to obstruct justice.

‘A major win for New Yorkers’: Court of appeals upholds state’s...

It would be unacceptable for a pipeline – or any project – to pollute our waters and undermine New Yorkers’ health and water resources.

New York is on the verge of major climate action –...

Lawmakers stalled as advocates pushed to get an ambitious climate bill through the state senate before the legislative session ended.

Cuomo wants to privatize Penn Station; that’s a bad Republican idea

It would be tragic if a “summer of hell” for New York commuters led to a lifetime of servitude to corporate interests.

Human Rights Watch fights to end child marriage in New York

Countries that no longer allow the marriage of a 14-year-old child include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Iraq, Malawi, Nepal, Pakistan, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe.

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Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.
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In ‘historic’ move, Nebraska farmers return land to the Ponca tribe to block Keystone...

"TransCanada will have to negotiate with a new landowner, one that has special legal status as a tribe."

Six dictators who divided children from parents

Separating children from their families has been characteristic of the biggest dictators of the modern era.

First plaintiff goes to trial against Monsanto claiming RoundUp to blame for terminal cancer

With thousands of cases being brought against Monsanto, the company's infamous weed-killer, RoundUp, is to blame by many cancer sufferers.

The Bible’s message on separating immigrant children from parents is a lot different from...

Scripture commands Christians to help the poor, to recognize the importance of the family, and to criticize unjust laws.

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