Lizzy Ratner is a journalist in New York City. She is co-editor of The Goldstone Report: The Legacy of the Landmark Investigation of the Gaza Conflict (Nation Books).
From the Bronx to Brooklyn, workers at car washes and fast food joints are finding ways to fight for their rights.
Anthony Nahr, a Ghanaian immigrant, died in a garage adjoining a celebrity-filled luxury apartment building in Tribeca.
American Freedom Defense Initiative's Islamophobic ad campaign faced massive pushback from the forces of decency and justice.
For all its flaws, the food stamp program helps one in seven Americans put food on the table.
A tribute to the writer, feminist and modern-day matriarch.
Despite a “reconsideration” on the part of its author, the Goldstone Report remains as vital as ever for understanding the 2008-2009 Gaza conflict.
Wall Street is rolling in cash again, but the rest of the city is still stuck in the Great Recession.
The Israeli military has refused to apologize for killing a Palestinian peace activist's three daughters.
Young people have lost 2.5 million jobs to the crisis, making them the hardest-hit age group.
Passage of a "Bill of Rights" in New York would be a promising win for a growing movement.