There is no data to prove that tax-payer paid stadiums make a positive contribution to local economies.
Monthly Archives: November 2011
by Cliff Weathers I’d like to think that nobody can question my dedication to the #Occupy WallStreet movement. This blog, and its accompanying Internet radio show, backed the movement early on, and we’ve written and published scores of articles in support of the protesters in Zuccotti Park; Boston; Oakland, Calif.; Detroit, and elsewhere. We stand…
The freshman State Senator is already one of the most liked politicians in New York, at least in the world of social media.
Researchers claim that “nonlethal” weapons like pepper spray contribute to an epidemic of callous and brutal police attacks on protesters.
Massive protests in the US are nothing new, and neither is brutality by a militarized police force.
The Hudson Valley county cost taxpayers millions by not allow for competitive bidding on projects, says judge.
The New York media ignores New York City Mayor Bloomberg’s record of muffling protesters.
The collective frustration of Rockland County residents reached a boiling point at the Legislature budget hearing last night. Dozens picketed outside and another angry 400 spilled into the halls of the Allison-Parris County Office Building’s auditorium. Scores of people stepped up to the podium and lashed out at County Executive C. Scott Vanderhoef’s proposed 2012…
After being evicted by police and their belongings destroyed, what’s the next move for the Occupiers?
by Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing Some collateral damage in the police raid on Occupy Wall Street: over 5,000 books comprising the #OWS library have been thrown in the trash. I visited the library yesterday and interviewed one of the volunteer librarians who slept in the book-filled tent at night and helped patrons find reading material and…