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You can help end racal profiling in New York City today.
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.
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.
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.
Insane WSJ editorial board member Dorothy Rabinowitz attacks NYC's City Bike program with all bogus arguments.
Video: Luke Rudkowski talks to activists who joined in on the March Against Monsanto in NYC. Over 2 million participated across the globe.
Petition: Families who were displaced by Sandy and are living in hotels need long-term affordable housing, not to be thrown out into the streets for the second time since the storm. Extend the April 30th deadline until all displaced families are placed into apartments that they can afford.
For a third straight day demonstrators gathered in Kimani Gray's neighborhood of East Flatbush, to protest New York Police Department brutality after the teen was shot to death by two police officers.
The autopsy report of a 16-year-old Brooklyn boy shot and killed by two NYPD officers has revealed that he was shot four times in the back, and three times in front. Also, a witness now claims that the boy was unarmed.