There’s No Such Thing As Community Jails: New York City Council Votes to Build Four New Jails
Mayor de Blasio is trying to claim that his just-approved plan to build four new jails will decrease the prison population of NYC, but it’s just another capitalist plot to expand the prison industrial complex.
Ezra BrainOctober 17, 2019
New York City is Falling Apart. Capitalism is to Blame.
As climate change proceeds and the waters of the Hudson rise, the city’s ancient infrastructure is on the verge of collapse. Avoiding disaster will require a radical reinvestment in and restructuring of public services that puts the needs of New Yorkers above the interests and profits of capital.
James Dennis HoffAugust 3, 2019
Workers at the American Museum of Natural History Protest Gala for Bolsonaro
The AMNH will host a gala organized by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce that invited the right wing president of Brazil, Jail Bolsonaro. Workers are demanding that the event be cancelled.
Museum WorkerApril 12, 2019
NYC Nurses Rally Ahead of Announced April 2 Strike Date
NYSNA announced an April 2 strike date for four private hospitals in NYC. One of those hospitals, Mount Sinai, nurses held a rally and speak out demanding safe staffing and a fair contract.
Ezra BrainMarch 19, 2019
Nurses Have the Power to Strike and Win
After voting overwhelmingly to authorize a strike, upwards of 10,000 NYSNA members are waiting to hear from union leadership whether the walk-out is actually going to happen at four hospitals run by the three largest hospital systems in New York City.
Thaddeus GreeneMarch 16, 2019