NYC

Bronx Train Crash: Train Driver Fell Asleep
The crash on New York's Hudson line killed four and injured 67 people. Read more...
NYC Mayor Bloomberg Loses His Fight To Keep Harassing Minorities
An appeals court has summarily denied the city’s desperate ploy to vacate the district court’s thorough decision. Read more...
Police Among Bikers That Chased Family In SUV
New reports reveal that undercover and off-duty police were among the bikers that chased an SUV, and did nothing to stop the driver being dragged from his vehicle and beaten. Read more...
Rumors Of The Demise Of OWS Have Been Greatly Exaggerated
The wave of Occupy protests in 2011 was forcibly suppressed. But it changed public debate, inspiring a generation of activists Read more...
Filmed September 17th, 2012, during Occupy Wall Street’s first anniversary celebration action, details 10 arrests that took place over the span of 87 minutes. While at first glance many of the individual arrests appear to be arbitrary, careful analysis from the videographers illustrates a larger picture wherein the NYPD’s actions are calculated and designed to derail the protestors ability to effectively assemble. Read more...

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Morning Open Thread
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We Can End Racial Profiling In NYC Today: Here's How
You can help end racal profiling in New York City today. Read more...
Sunday, Aug 4th: March Against A Future Without Freedom
Sunday, August 4th is 1984 Day. A broad coalition of resistance, including Restore the Fourth, will be gathering in cities across the US to oppose the global surveillance apparatus. Read more...
Barbara Haws is a Brooklynite, but she was raised in Nebraska. The proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline would pass through her home state, and she’s not happy about it. Read more...
Restore the Fourth is a nonviolent grassroots movement protesting indiscriminate government surveillance and the erosion of Fourth Amendment privacy rights. Inspired by recent NSA scandals, Restore the Fourth is planning a series of demonstrations across the U.S to take place this coming July 4th holiday. Read more...