The City’s plan to move 250,000 retired municipal workers from Medicare to an inferior, privately run plan has been thwarted for now.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has brought back unsettling memories of the Cold War and the nuclear brinkmanship that came with it.
Today kicks off the first day of a five-day union election at Staten Island’s largest Amazon warehouse, JFK8. Meet some of the Amazon workers who are determined to win the election and transform how the company treats its workers.
Gabriel Boric was sworn in today as Chile’s most leftwing president since Salvador Allende. Chileans’ commitment to replacing the country’s neoliberal constitution shaped last year’s presidential election.
When teacher-writer Adrian Shirk began working on Heaven is a Place on Earth, she set out to create a…
As a child, Christina Zawerucha traveled on Saturday mornings to the East Village’s Little Ukraine district to immerse in her family’s Old World language and culture. Over the decades, her relationship to that culture became more complicated. One thing she was sure of until this past Thursday, she writes, is that Ukraine would always be there.
“There’s got to be a better way to handle the situation,” says one homeless man who ended up on the streets following an eviction. “It’s inhumane to not let people sleep in the subway system.”
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