“… the people of New York State continue to get denied the most basic essential public services. Decent schools, fair wages, good jobs, and thriving communities for all New Yorkers have not been a priority. Instead Governor Cuomo has placed a 1% agenda that favors campaign contributors, corporations, and the super rich above everyone else.”
The St Pat’s for all parade has been hosted in the Irish neighborhood of Sunnyside, Queens for more than a decade.
The parade is open to everyone, including the LGBT community which has been excluded from other parades in the metropolitan area.
The Marching Cobras
So, let me see if I understand this correctly.
I had a junk policy that cost me less than $200 a month. It covered nothing except for a physical and a gyn visit. If I needed a specialist test, it was not covered. If I visited a specialist, it was not covered. The only thing [...]
I have heard two arguments against the Moral Monday movement over the past day. The first one related to the drive to register voters, and I believe that people feel that this blunts the possibility of a ‘real’ revolution.
I have yet to have a friend convince me that not voting was in my best [...]
Demonstrators have been showing up at the Turkish Consulate every day since 6/4 to demonstrate against the egregious brutality against civilians in Turkey.
June 2nd was the second day of protests in Liberty Square for the Gezi protesters in Liberty. Demonstrators gathered together in the park to chant and sing. Many of them kept an eye on their mobile phones and reported news of beatings and other atrocities against the demonstrators as it came in. This was also [...]
On June 1st, 2013 a few hundred people attended a rally & march for Bradley Manning at Ft Meade. The weather was sweltering and many people had to walk a long distance to reach the rally after the roads were closed off by the police.
Worldwide protests took place against Monsanto on Saturday May 23rd. In NYC, the rally started in Union Square, followed by a march to Washington Square. In Washington Square, there were teach-ins, drum circles and food was provided by the Occupy Kitchen and Bread Not Bombs.
The march & rally was in response to the murder of Mark Carson in the West Village in Mid May 2013. The march was extremely well attended. It was led by multiple New York City politicians and tightly regulated by the organizers.