Sam Adler-Bell is an intern at The Nation, Asst. Essays Editor at Wag's Revue and campaigner with Demand Progress. He lives in Brooklyn. Follow him @SamAdlerBell.
Shady magnates and corrupt politicians from all over the globe are stashing their ill-gotten wealth in luxurious Manhattan apartments.
A minimum-wage pre-emption measure, backed by the hotel industry and signed by Governor Chafee, has been met with hunger strikes, electoral challenges and protests.
With friends like this, who needs Republicans.
Students and workers stand up in the face of Renaissance Hotel’s horrific labor practices.