Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Tag: New York

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.

Former NY Congressman sentenced to prison for insider trading

Former Rep. Chris Collins was sentenced Friday to 26 months in prison after pleading guilty to insider trading and lying to federal investigators.

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Glenn Greenwald’s transition to ally of bigotry

Greenwald’s brand of anti-trans activist journalism could well lead to violence, even if that’s not his intent.

Seize Trump’s passport: No greater flight risk than an unmasked con fleeing “every crime...

For the nation’s stability, for the integrity of our justice system, and even Trump’s own (short-term) good, seizing his passport resolves all problems.

94% of pre-packaged and homemade US baby foods contain toxic heavy metals: study

"FDA must go beyond the baby food aisle and set strong standards for these contaminants," said the national director of Healthy Babies Bright Futures.

Arizona’s Secretary of State race pits ‘the guy who beat the cyber ninjas’ against...

An interview with Adrian Fontes, who modernized Phoenix’s election system and helped hundreds of thousands of new voters during 2020’s pandemic and presidential election.

Exploring the mindsets of typical, fanatical Trump supporters: part 3

This kind of subservient attitude and blind loyalty is unbelievable, beyond comprehension, it’s as if these Trumpsters may have been mind-conditioned.