Tag Archives: New York City

fascist cosplay in NYC adds a RW mob attacking protesters

By ann summers The investigation of a street fight among RW supporters of Gavin McInnes and counter-demonstrators continues in NYC. Two separate events occurred after a GOP club speech using a plastic samurai sword to commemorate the assassination of a … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: FABLES

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD ONCE UPON A TIME, in a country so big that it stretched for many miles, all the way between two oceans, a woman wrote a poem. This poem was put in the base of a statue … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Coyote and Crow

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From Elaine McMillion Sheldon:  “Coyote and Crow journey out for a day of busking in NYC.” —oooOooo– This is an open thread. There are … Continue reading

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New York City Mayor de Blasio Says Someone May Have Improperly Tapped a Gas Line Before Building Explosion

By Elaine Magliaro New York City officials reportedly “suspect that leaking natural gas was the source of Thursday’s explosion and fire, which sparked a raging blaze that took hundreds of firefighters to quell.” Last Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said … Continue reading

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On the Subject of Chokeholds and the NYPD: The Story of Anthony Ramon Baez, a Bronx Man Who Died in Police Custody in 1994

By Elaine Magliaro On December 20, 1994, The New York Times reported the death of a twenty-nine-year-old Bronx man named Anthony Ramon Baez. The article’s headline read: “Clash Over a Football Ends With a Death in Police Custody.”  Clifford Krauss, … Continue reading

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Talks with George Stephanopolous about the Need for Change in Police-Community Relations, the Decision of the Staten Island Grand Jury in the Death of Eric Garner, and Rudy Giuliani on “This Week” (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Earlier today, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio talked with George Stephanopolous on ABC’s This Week. During his appearance on the show, Mayor de Blasio declined to say whether he agreed with the decision of a Staten … Continue reading

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