‘For the Black and Latinx communities in a constant struggle over their health, a return to normal is not good enough—they need a health revolution. Building this new vision of health will require privileged New Yorkers to support the same tactics the Young Lords successfully deployed over 50 years ago.’
What was the role of Latinos and immigrants during Occupy Wall Street? What role did immigration issues play as part of the demands of the occupiers? Participants, scholars, and journalists reconstruct the influence of Latinos and immigrants on Occupy.
BLM should continue its inclusive approach to social justice activism but its members also need to get out of the streets and into elected office.
‘Environmental organizations in America have mostly tried to color within the lines, lines that the establishment has drawn. However, a new movement, though it rejects violence as a tactic, also does not play nice.’
Even people making close to six digits are concerned about losing affordable apartments. And some worried about jobs as much as housing.
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‘We betray our values by neglecting the global and pervasive threat climate change poses to humanity.’
The proposal is one of several included in the city’s North Williamsburg Traffic Study, which is aimed at improving traffic flow and safety.
Learn from defeat. Think big. Follow the money. And organize, organize, organize.
Artists are hoping to produce work relevant to the issues facing neighborhoods and connect with people leading the fight for change.
Progressive advocates discussed ways to take to hold off the new president’s agenda. They admitted it would be an uphill battle.