June 25, 2014
fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

New York City: Emergency Protest Against Israeli Crimes in Palestine
Wednesday, June 25 - 6pm
Israeli Consulate, 800 Second Avenue, Manhattan
A diverse coalition of New York community members, students, activists, and academics respond to the Palestinian call for support and have called for a rally as an emergency response to the raids, bombings, demolitions, murders and kidnappings by Israeli Forces over the past week. 
The rally will demand an end to the Israeli siege and occupation, and the release of all Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces, with special emphasis on the immediate release of the estimated 200 Palestinian children who languish in Israeli military prisons.#BringBackOurBoys, #HandsOffOurChildren, #EndChildPrisoners.The rally organizers join the Palestinians in their demands for:
1. Immediate Release of All Palestinian Prisoners;2. Immediate release and protection of all kidnapped Palestinian Children;3. Immediate end to all raids and incursions;4.Support of the Palestinian right to resistance and self-defense against Israeli attacks, occupation, raids and kidnappings; and5. Support the immediate right of all Palestinian to return to their homes.

fuckyeahmarxismleninism:

New York City: Emergency Protest Against Israeli Crimes in Palestine

Wednesday, June 25 - 6pm

Israeli Consulate, 800 Second Avenue, Manhattan

A diverse coalition of New York community members, students, activists, and academics respond to the Palestinian call for support and have called for a rally as an emergency response to the raids, bombings, demolitions, murders and kidnappings by Israeli Forces over the past week.

The rally will demand an end to the Israeli siege and occupation, and the release of all Palestinians kidnapped by Israeli forces, with special emphasis on the immediate release of the estimated 200 Palestinian children who languish in Israeli military prisons.

#BringBackOurBoys, #HandsOffOurChildren, #EndChildPrisoners.

The rally organizers join the Palestinians in their demands for:

1. Immediate Release of All Palestinian Prisoners;
2. Immediate release and protection of all kidnapped Palestinian Children;
3. Immediate end to all raids and incursions;
4.Support of the Palestinian right to resistance and self-defense against Israeli attacks, occupation, raids and kidnappings; and
5. Support the immediate right of all Palestinian to return to their homes.

June 15, 2014
humansofnewyork:

"I’m glad I had a daughter. Ever since my grandmother died, I’ve needed the female energy in my life. It’s good energy. I mean, when things go wrong, another man can tell you that everything is going to be OK. But not like a woman can."

humansofnewyork:

"I’m glad I had a daughter. Ever since my grandmother died, I’ve needed the female energy in my life. It’s good energy. I mean, when things go wrong, another man can tell you that everything is going to be OK. But not like a woman can."

May 11, 2014
lapetitecole:

Midnight On a New York Subway, Bound for Harlem, 1956
Henri Cartier-Bresson

lapetitecole:

Midnight On a New York Subway, Bound for Harlem, 1956

Henri Cartier-Bresson

(Source: mpdrolet, via reagan-was-a-horrible-president)

April 9, 2014

CCTV catches pigs planting crack in NYC black man’s store

sancophaleague:

Donald Andrews Jr. A Black man  and Business Owner from New York was cleared just last April After being Arrested on Drugs Charges in Scotia, New York.    Police were “suspicious” of Donald Andrews Jr.’s store, which sells incense and smoking paraphernalia, and sent undercover informants several times in March. In one of the informants visits he is seen on Andrews hidden camera planting Crack Cocaine on the counter in Andrews Store.

Andrews was arrested in April  2013 and cleared only after he asked a Grand Jury to watch the surveillance footage from his store. The informant used a cellphone photo he took of the planted drugs as evidence that Andrews was dealing, leading to his arrest.

*YES THIS IS FUCKING REAL LOOK IT UP*

The police claim that the informant has now “fled” and they haven’t found his whereabouts. The sheriff “claims” his investigators didn’t purposely framed Andrews and have the “informant” out to be some rogue agent.

FYI this same “informant” has lead to seven other drug-related arrests the Report says. 

Sounds like a Movie right? But yall still out here calling people “conspiracy theorists”. 

Andrews is now in the process of suing NYPD.

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#sancophaleague

(via reagan-was-a-horrible-president)

April 6, 2014

jessehimself:

policymic:

NY artists wrap whitewashed 5Pointz in anti-gentrification banner

Now, this is how you stick it to the man.

Read moreFollow @policymic

(Source: micdotcom, via amodernmanifesto)

November 27, 2013
"We dug a little bit more and noticed that some of the attorneys that had been involved had done legal work for the Kochs. There was this individual, Sean Noble, involved, who had a track record of being involved in the Kochs. We didn’t know back then, for certain, that it was the Kochs, but it had all the hallmarks of a Koch operation—a highly sophisticated Virginia law firm whose expertise was creating shell organizations and hiding the money. Their basic trademark, or operating mode, was going to great lengths to conceal who they are—not just Charles and David Koch—but who these 300 or so billionaires who they invite to their conferences twice a year are. I think they know that if people were aware of their identities, they’d be much more skeptical of their messaging."

How One Guy Stood Up to the Koch Brothers and Won! | Alternet (via progressivefriends)

(via reagan-was-a-horrible-president)

November 4, 2013
In case anyone is totally lost regarding the NYC elections tomorrow…

Anyone voting in tomorrow’s NYC race might be interested to know who I’m voting for. Criticize away. I’ve labored over this.  And Bill is an asshole, so let’s move on from that one.

(D) = Dem
(G) = Green
(R) = Republican (errrr.  this is the only place they are represented.   Sad for them.)
Mayor: Gronowicz (G)

City Comptroller: Julia Willebrand (G)
Public Advocate: Lititia James (D)

Manhattan Borough President: Gale Brewer (D)

NYC District Attorney: Cyrus Vance Jr (Grudgingly) (D) 

District 7 City Council: Christina Gonzalez (G) 

7th Municipal Court Judge: Denise Dominguez (D)

Ballot Initiatives:
1 - No (this one was hard… i read a ton of studies that argued that Casinos in NYC would cost social services more than they would raise, which finally convinced me)
2- No
3- Yes
4- Yes
5 - No
6 - No

November 3, 2013
portraitsofboston:


“Why do you do it?”
“’Cause they have a hard time! No one realizes how tough they have it. They got little kids chasing them, they got dogs chasing them, they got hawks after them, they got leaf blowers buzzing by them. You gotta think how rough they really got it. I’m trying to make it a little easy for them. That’s all.”

portraitsofboston:

“Why do you do it?”

“’Cause they have a hard time! No one realizes how tough they have it. They got little kids chasing them, they got dogs chasing them, they got hawks after them, they got leaf blowers buzzing by them. You gotta think how rough they really got it. I’m trying to make it a little easy for them. That’s all.”

(via bhabhaismyhomi)

October 28, 2013
humansofnewyork:

"The juxtaposition of inequality in this city is really bothersome to me. You have shops selling $5 lattes placed right across the street from buildings full of people who could never dream of spending money in that way."

humansofnewyork:

"The juxtaposition of inequality in this city is really bothersome to me. You have shops selling $5 lattes placed right across the street from buildings full of people who could never dream of spending money in that way."

October 9, 2013
thepeoplesrecord:

Hey, New York City friends: You’re going to want to download NYCLU’s Stop & Frisk app
Stop and Frisk Watch” is a free and innovative smart phone application that empowers New Yorkers to monitor police activity and hold the NYPD accountable for unlawful stop-and-frisk encounters and other police misconduct.
The app is available in English on both Android andiPhone devices and Spanish in the Android version, thanks to a translation by Make the Road New York. Stop and Frisk Watch allows bystanders to fully document stop-and-frisk encounters and alert community members when a street stop is in progress.
It has three primary functions:
RECORD: This allows the user to film an incident with audio by simply pushing a trigger on the phone’s frame. Shaking the phone stops the filming. When filming stops, the user immediately receives a brief survey allowing them to provide details about the incident. The video and survey will go to the NYCLU, which will use the information to shed light on the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices and hold the Department accountable for its actions.
LISTEN: This function alerts the user when people in their vicinity are being stopped by the police. When other app users in the area trigger Stop and Frisk Watch, the user receives a message reporting where the police stop is happening. This feature is especially useful for community groups who monitor police activity.
REPORT: This prompts the survey, allowing users to report a police interaction they saw or experienced, even if they didn’t film it.
The app includes a “Know Your Rights” section that instructs people about their rights when confronted by police and their right to film police activity in public. Stop and Frisk Watch is intended for use by people witnessing a police encounter, not by individuals who are the subject of a police stop.
To uninstall be sure to uncheck “Lock Screen on Trigger” under the app’s “My Settings” tab. You will then be able to uninstall by accessing your phone’s application settings.
The NYCLU developed Stop and Frisk Watch with Jason Van Anden, a Brooklyn-based visual artist and software developer who previously developed the Occupy Wall Street app, “I’m Getting Arrested.”
You can download it for your iPhone or Android here.

thepeoplesrecord:

Hey, New York City friends: You’re going to want to download NYCLU’s Stop & Frisk app

Stop and Frisk Watch” is a free and innovative smart phone application that empowers New Yorkers to monitor police activity and hold the NYPD accountable for unlawful stop-and-frisk encounters and other police misconduct.

The app is available in English on both Android andiPhone devices and Spanish in the Android version, thanks to a translation by Make the Road New York. Stop and Frisk Watch allows bystanders to fully document stop-and-frisk encounters and alert community members when a street stop is in progress.

It has three primary functions:

  • RECORD: This allows the user to film an incident with audio by simply pushing a trigger on the phone’s frame. Shaking the phone stops the filming. When filming stops, the user immediately receives a brief survey allowing them to provide details about the incident. The video and survey will go to the NYCLU, which will use the information to shed light on the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk practices and hold the Department accountable for its actions.
  • LISTEN: This function alerts the user when people in their vicinity are being stopped by the police. When other app users in the area trigger Stop and Frisk Watch, the user receives a message reporting where the police stop is happening. This feature is especially useful for community groups who monitor police activity.
  • REPORT: This prompts the survey, allowing users to report a police interaction they saw or experienced, even if they didn’t film it.

The app includes a “Know Your Rights” section that instructs people about their rights when confronted by police and their right to film police activity in public. Stop and Frisk Watch is intended for use by people witnessing a police encounter, not by individuals who are the subject of a police stop.

To uninstall be sure to uncheck “Lock Screen on Trigger” under the app’s “My Settings” tab. You will then be able to uninstall by accessing your phone’s application settings.

The NYCLU developed Stop and Frisk Watch with Jason Van Anden, a Brooklyn-based visual artist and software developer who previously developed the Occupy Wall Street app, “I’m Getting Arrested.”

You can download it for your iPhone or Android here.

(Source: thepeoplesrecord, via anarcho-queer)

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