The NYPD’s war against racial justice protesters

Beaten with batons, assaulted with pepper spray, shoved to the ground and unlawfully arrested — these are only a few examples of the force...

NYU needs to combat the bystander effect

On Monday, March 29, three men at a luxury apartment complex in midtown Manhattan watched as an assailant beat and kicked 65-year-old Vilma Kari...

Students with special needs must be prioritized

Parents, students and teachers rallied at the Department of Education headquarters on March 13. They demanded that schools be reopened after over a year...

Disabled subway riders deserve better

Only about 25% of New York City’s subway stations are accessible for disabled people, whether that's through wheelchairs, ramps or elevator access. Of those...

New York City has an obligation to vaccinate prisoners

New York City’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan has excluded prisoners, one of the city’s most vulnerable populations. The Legal Aid Society accused Gov. Cuomo...

Cuomo is unfit for Governor

CW: Sexual harassment. A New York Times investigation published on March 4 revealed that an NYU Law professor was complicit in Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s cover-up...

America needs high-speed rail

The United States falls behind the rest of the developed world when it comes to high-speed rail. From the Czech Republic to China, governments...

Make ride-share drivers employees

On March 16, Lyft driver Ashish Sapkota was attacked by two passengers in Queens. What began as an ordinary ride quickly derailed when the...

Keep New York City’s streets open

One of the only good things to come out of the pandemic was the opening of New York’s streets.  The Open Streets initiative benefited New...

De Blasio’s police reform is hollow and insufficient

After a summer swept by protests for racial justice and demonstrations demanding the New York Police Department be defunded and held accountable for its...

Vaccine Entitlement is Unacceptable

As New York City accelerates COVID-19 vaccine distribution, the threat of vaccine entitlement jeopardizes the lives of the city’s most vulnerable populations. Vaccine entitlement...

We Should Be Able to Recall Cuomo

The past several weeks have shown the nation that a miscreant occupies the New York governor’s mansion. From being accused of sexual misconduct by...
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