Saturday, August 24, 2019

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Amazon’s defeat in NYC galvanizes movement to end billion-dollar corporate welfare

The lawmakers who took down Amazon say their victory is just the beginning of a major fight against tax subsidies for huge companies.

Families rally to end police raids in NYC public housing

Over the last few years, the New York City Police Department has collaborated with various federal agencies to conduct militarized raids in multiple New York City Housing Authority public housing developments around the city.

NY Senate Leader and Son Arrested on Federal Corruption Charges

Corruption is running rampant in New York City after the state Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos and his son, Adam Skelos, were arrested on Monday committing fraud, extortion and accepting bribes. The charges carry a potential sentence of over 80 years in prison.

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Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Deputy resigns after charged with shooting unarmed woman and lying to investigators

Recorded on police dashcam video shooting an unarmed woman in the groin, a Florida sheriff’s deputy was indicted Wednesday on charges that...

Bernie Sanders’ Green New Deal plan

Yesterday, Sen. Bernie Sanders announced his version of a Green New Deal proposal which seems to be the most aggressive plan compared...

Hidden Trump report reveals water plan will harm endangered whales and salmon

It's become a familiar story with the Trump administration: Scientists write a report that shows the administration's policies will cause environmental damage,...

For millions of dogs, South Korea is hell on Earth

Summer in South Korea brings the brutal Boknal “dog eating days,” when more than a million dogs are tortured and slaughtered for meat.