Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: New York

Nurses strike in NYC demanding better working conditions and solutions to...

“What’s going on today is that these work environment challenges have been predating COVID-19, and nurses have been experiencing many of these challenges for decades."

Judge rejects NRA’s bankruptcy bid, allowing New York’s lawsuit against the...

The bankruptcy case exposed weaknesses within the NRA’s internal management structure as well as its strategy to avoid legal exposure.

Gov. Cuomo announces legalization of marijuana with proposed adult-use cannabis program

It's no longer a question of whether New York will legalize marijuana, its how to go about the legalization. Gov. Andrew Cuomo...

New York state’s pension fund will divest from fossil fuel

This is being hailed as "the most aggressive divestment target set by any U.S. pension fund by a decade."

New York plastic bag ban to go into effect starting this...

“New York’s bag ban has already improved New York's health by cutting down on plastic pollution.”

The NYPD is withholding evidence from investigations into police abuse

The NYPD has regularly failed to turn over key records and videos to police abuse investigators at New York’s Civilian Complaint Review Board.

New Yorkers staying home make up newest group hospitalized with COVID-19,...

During the press conference on Wednesday, Gov. Cuomo’s confirmed that isolation was the answer to preventing transmission contrary to what the newest state data revealed.

States are putting prisoners to work manufacturing coronavirus supplies

The decision to continue to use incarcerated workers for hazardous work that could expose them to the coronavirus or facilitate the spread within the facility lies with corrections authorities and emergency management officials.

‘Our bodies are on the line’: NYC nurses demand protective gear...

Nurses in California, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada and Texas are protesting one of the nation’s largest hospital chains for a “lack of preparedness” amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Media need to scrutinize Andrew Cuomo’s record, not crush on his...

It’s hard not to grasp for heroic leaders in a time of crisis, but heroes don’t talk about love and compassion while sacrificing the most vulnerable—and it’s media’s job to expose that hypocrisy, not swoon under Andrew Cuomo’s spell.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

Nearly 14,000 Nigerian farmers and fishers sue Shell for destroying their livelihoods with oil...

Individuals and institutions from two communities have filed claims against Shell, calling on the company to clean up the devastating pollution and compensate them for its effects.