For the past year or so, anti and pro-abortion protesters have routinely squared off in front of a Planned Parenthood clinic on Mott and Bleeker streets. On Saturday, roughly 40 NYPD officers were a part of the mix.
Extinction Rebellion uses civil disobedience to dramatize the need for climate action. They are also thinking about the long term.
Louis Scarcella spread the blame for questionable arrests in which he participated.
In February, NYC’s new mayor flaunted his Trumpish tendencies while presiding over a breathtaking expansion of the police state in New York City.
“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.”
NYC’s new mayor tapped into the highly charged dream of a strong Black father figure. The reality of governing, however, is turning out to be messier than the dream and may require an intervention by some of his most ardent supporters.
Mayor to name new Chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, which still has to judge complaints against 68 officers for misconduct during the George Floyd protests.
Ten years ago this fall a protest movement took root in Lower Manhattan that transformed how we think about inequality and reinvigorated the Left.