New York

Guest Post

Gentrification and Capital’s Co-Option of American Cities

October 11, 2017 | In ‘How to Kill A City’ Peter Moskowitz examines the process of gentrification as it has transformed New Orleans, Detroit, San Francisco, and New York.

Emma Vignola

GENDER AND SEXUALITY

Trans Day of Action Brings Hundreds to the Streets

June 24, 2017 | Hundreds of people take the New York streets to demand trans rights.

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New York: Chinatown Protesters Call Mayor’s Housing Plan ‘Nothing But a Big Scam’

March 03, 2016 | Housing is a human right. Chinatown residents are facing increasing gentrification and displacement. Despite his discourse on the "Tale of Two Cities," de Blasio’s urban policies still benefit big (...)

Kavitha Surana

LABOR MOVEMENT

From Buenos Aires to NYC, ‘the Working Class is One and has No Borders!’

September 01, 2015 | On Thursday, August 27, activists and left militants of New York City gathered at the Brooklyn Commons to have a conversation with the workers of MadyGraf, Buenos Aires. The factory was taken (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre
Tre Kwon

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Victory in the fight for $15 in New York

July 28, 2015 | An advisory board has recommended that New York State raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for fast-food workers. The national movement for $15 has recently won important fights in some cities (...)

Juan Cruz Ferre

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New York Nurses’ Union Settlement Deters Strike

June 30, 2015 | The New York State Nurses’ Association (NYSNA) has shaken hands temporarily with the NYC Hospital Alliance, curtailing a city-wide strike authorized almost a month ago by union members. The (...)

Tre Kwon