Decades of neglect have left the subway in shambles. Can Andrew Cuomo solve the mess he’s done so much to create?
Trump’s trillion dollar infrastructure plan could be his biggest con yet
The Democratic Socialists of America are shaking up politics as usual
How the gig economy is changing the way we work and live
Community organizer challenges Democratic party hack. But will recent revelations derail her outsider campaign?
Along with a broad swath of Republican voters—plus Dennis Rodman—America’s racists are getting on board the Trump bandwagon.
Tens of thousands of people who live beside a river and the largest freshwater source in the world, the Great Lakes, can’t even drink from their own faucets.
Fracked gas has been hailed as a “transition fuel” with significantly less of an impact on global warming than traditional oil. But a growing health crisis in Minisink, New York, illustrates that gas is not exactly Polar Springs.
How activists are responding to the NYPD’s attempts to thwart Black Lives Matter (WagingNonviolence.org)
As the NYPD launches a special protest unit, Black Lives Matter organizers are working to sustain the movement for the long haul.
Cecily McMillan, 25, was beaten, suffered a seizure and has photographic evidence that she was sexually assaulted at the hands of the New York Police Department. But it is McMillan who began pre-trial hearings this week and is facing two to seven years in prison. . .
The CUNY Wars: How David Petraeus Turned America’s Most Diverse University Into a War Zone (Alternet)
The general’s presence on campus has sparked protests, arrests and beatings in the streets.