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New York City news and analysis from The Nation
April 6, 2021
Saving Lives and Going Hungry: NYC Ambulance Workers Demand Higher Pay
EMTs and paramedics have been protesting low wages and disrespect from the New York City government since the 1980s.
March 8, 2021
Jing Fong Couldn’t Survive. Will Manhattan’s Chinatown?
The pandemic has tipped the scales even further in favor of landlords over workers.
February 24, 2021
New York City and the Persistence of the Atlantic Slave Trade
Even after slave trade was banned, the United States and New York City, in particular, were complicit in allowing it to persist.
February 19, 2021
My Selective High School Looks Nothing Like America
As the nation addresses systemic racism in the wake of the Black Lives Matter protests, it’s time to ask: Who is being represented in selective high schools?
January 25, 2021
The Hunts Point Strike Is Just the Beginning
Given the compounding injustices of the Covid-19 era, workers’ demands are resonating across the country.
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December 22, 2020
The Socialists vs. Andrew Cuomo
Newly elected DSA members in the New York legislature will work with grassroots organizers to force the governor to tax the rich. Will their inside/outside strategy work?
December 14, 2020
Joe Biden Needs to Revive the Spirit of Tammany Hall
In the current crisis, Americans needs fewer high-minded speeches and more jobs and money.
December 9, 2020
What I Learned Moving Cross-Country Twice in 4 Months
Global catastrophe has a way of putting life into perspective.
December 8, 2020
Indigenous Cultures Take Root in New York
The traditional systems of mutual support that undergird many Indigenous Central and North American cultures have formed a safety net during a very dark time in New York City’s history.
Cinthya Santos Briones
November 26, 2020
The Collapse of the Cuomosexual
St. Andrew of Covid, our savior of the spring, is now milking his 15 minutes of fame for an extra 30.