Fighting the Megatowers: A Tale of Two Bridges
A group of neighbors in New York City is going up against the courts and big real estate interests to stop the construction of four luxury towers planned for the Lower East Side waterfront. Their efforts have successfully blocked construction. For now.
Jayne SmithOctober 23, 2020
Elon Musk Rakes in Billions, Tesla Employees Forced Back to Work
Elon Musk received the first installment of what could be a $55.8 Billion compensation package this past May. Meanwhile, Tesla manufacturing workers have struggled since March to obtain unemployment benefits or recoup their stolen wages amidst layoffs, pay cuts, and unsafe (illegal) factory re-openings under COVID-19.
Jayne SmithSeptember 19, 2020
Protesters Across U.S. Demand Safe Reopening of Schools in National Day of Resistance
On August 3, students, educators, and community-members across the U.S. took part in demonstrations to demand the “safe, racially just, and fully funded” opening of schools.
Jayne SmithAugust 4, 2020