Police Can’t Be Trusted With Public Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented public health crisis that is only getting worse in some parts of the country. Some state and...

Homeless Students Deserve More From NYC’s Education Department

At a homeless shelter in Manhattan, Christlie Jean-Baptiste struggles to get her children online for remote learning due to the shelter’s lack of Wi-Fi...

NYPD, Stay Out Of Our Restaurants

As the pandemic rages on, city and state government officials are brainstorming plans to reopen indoor dining in New York City. While restaurants outside...

NYC Public Schools Are Failing English Language Learners

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, New York City public schools have transitioned to remote learning for the duration of the school year....

Survivors of Abuse Are Not Safe in Quarantine

Content warning: this article contains mentions of domestic violence. The coronavirus pandemic and government-imposed lockdowns have made surviving increasingly difficult and painful for abuse survivors...

The Urgency of Housing Justice During the Pandemic

As New York has become the epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic — accounting for 5% of global cases — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has...

The Exploitation of Prisoners During Crisis

New York State is in the middle of a grave public health crisis, with the second-highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country....

NYCHA, Buy Up Vacant Apartments

New York City’s housing crisis is a bizarre paradox. Currently, hundreds of thousands of residents grapple with cost barriers while trying to find affordable...

New York Is No “Sanctuary City”

Last month, Erick Díaz-Cruz was shot in the face by an on-duty Immigration and Customs Enforcement agent in Brooklyn, New York, outside his own...

Facebook’s Need for Reform

Facebook’s history of manipulation with public-interest censorship on their platform, the world’s largest social network, is no longer a secret. Unfolding dramatically over the...

De Blasio’s Privatization of NYCHA

On Jan. 31st, the coldest day of the year to date, 10,000 residents of the New York City Public Housing Authority were left to...

The Uncomfortable Issue of Bathroom Accessibility

Imagine this: you’re stranded in Midtown and you’re starting to feel the chai latte you chugged an hour earlier. Or maybe you and your...
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