Recent reports -- and driver suicides -- in New York City reveal how Uber and Lyft interfere with local regulations and strip drivers of labour rights.
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Like Norway, NYC divests from oil stock and also sues five oil companies for damages.
David J. Climenhaga
If they can pay a living wage in the "capital of capitalism" -- which will certainly survive the shock -- surely our local businesses can do the right thing.
Pedestrian and cyclist fatalities in NYC have dropped sharply since the introduction of a vigorous campaign to beef up traffic enforcement. Alana Miller explains how it was done.
The most interesting mayor in North America is not Toronto's superego-averse Rob Ford, it is the recently elected progressive populist Bill de Blasio -- the new mayor of New York City.
By October 2012, pundits had long-declared Occupy Wall Street 'dead.' But the global movement had in fact begun to grow roots that would support the city's communities hardest hit by Occupy Sandy.
As Western nations shrink the size of their governments through austerity measures, and as little continues to be done about climate chaos, citizen-led responses to disaster relief are critical.
The six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street began with joy and ended in terror.
A crowd of 500 Occupy activists -- which later swelled to over 1,000 -- gathered at Zucotti Park for the six-month anniversary of Occupy Wall Street only to be beaten and arrested by police.
We got word just after 1 a.m. Tuesday that New York City police were raiding the Occupy Wall Street encampment. I raced down with the Democracy Now! news team to Zuccotti Park.