Thursday, April 18, 2024

Tag: New York

21 bodycam videos caught the NYPD wrongly arresting Black kids on...

Police have frequently used that power to withhold footage, not only from the public, but also from civilian investigators.

New York calls PepsiCo’s plastic pollution a ‘public nuisance’ in first-of-its-kind...

The company's packaging was found to be the most significant contributor to plastic waste clogging the Buffalo River.

Stand for Indigenous land justice: Stop STAMP

If the state and federal governments truly stand behind their commitments to environmental justice, then we should stand with the Tonawanda—for the Big Woods, and for Indigenous land justice.

New York to require public power provider to source 100% clean...

The move boosts renewable energy and could give the public more control over their energy.

Rejecting ‘brazen’ interference in Trump criminal case, New York DA sues...

Bragg is seeking to bar Jordan from enforcing the subpoena and from demanding testimony from anyone else, including the district attorney himself.

‘A huge deal for accountability’: New York Grand Jury votes to...

"Donald Trump has spent his entire political career dodging accountability for his wanton disregard for the law. It is finally catching up to him."

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."

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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.