Friday, July 19, 2019

Tag: New York

‘Huge victory’ for grassroots climate campaigners as NY lawmakers reach deal...

Grassroots climate campaigners in New York applauded on Monday after state lawmakers reached a deal on sweeping climate legislation, paving the way for the...

In New York, and beyond, our Plutocrats may need a new...

What happens at America’s state level can sometimes reverse the political momentum of the entire nation. We experienced just such a reversal...

Time for a raise for New York car wash workers

The state legislature could end the sub-minimum tipped wage for car washers downstate.

‘Protest and decades of struggle:’ Long Island is nuclear-free today

Because of that 1979 protest and decades of painstaking and difficult struggle, LILCO was stopped in its nuclear push – and Long Island today is nuclear-free.

How New Yorkers stood up to Amazon and won

Queens activists, unions, and political leaders worried about gentrification and opposed the $1.2 billion in tax breaks offered to the retail giant.

New York City’s early voting plan will favor white, affluent voters,...

In a letter, the New York Civil Liberties Union, Common Cause New York and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law said the plan “will impose a severe burden on many of the City’s low-income voters.”

350.org on Senator Schumer’s support for the Climate and Community Protection...

"Now, the legislature must pass the strongest possible climate justice bill, and Governor Cuomo must sign it into law. The world is watching.”

In a time of cheap fossil fuels, nuclear power companies are...

Illinois and New York have approved hundreds of millions of dollars in clean-energy incentives for nuclear power companies. New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland could be next.

New York bans single-use plastic bags

New York becomes the second state to ban single-use plastic bags starting in March 2020.

SUNY uses taxpayer dollars to torture kittens in useless experiments

The State University of New York is being sued for refusing to turn over documents about cruel animal experiments.

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Just hours before Trump unleashed more racist attacks at rally, 137 house Democrats joined...

Just hours before President Donald Trump took to the stage in Greenville, North Carolina and unleashed more racist vitriol against Rep. Ilhan Omar and...

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As I turn 75, there’s no simpler way to put it than this: I’m an old man on a new planet --...