The driver, a native of Uzbekistan, was shot by a police officer and arrested in what authorities are calling "an act of terror." Five Argentines are among those killed on a bike path.
In a new episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” host and Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer and author Peter Moskowitz discuss gentrification, poverty and the concept of housing as a human right. Transcript added.
The presumptive Republican nominee has built a career on bluster, branding and relentless self-promotion. These are useful traits for a vainglorious mogul. For a president of the United States, they could be catastrophic.
“There are a lot of people here tonight!” the presidential contender shouted to an estimated 27,000 people in Manhattan’s Washington Square Park on Wednesday, ahead of New York's primary Tuesday.
Demagogues denigrating New York come and go with boring predictability -- and the nation's greatest city will continue to thrive long after the Texas senator is merely an unpleasant memory.
At Town Hall in Mmidtown Manhattan on Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gave his most stirring speech yet in defense of the American people, their institutions and their future in the fight against the greed and self-interest of the private interests headquartered at Wall Street.At Town Hall in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders gave his most stirring speech yet in defense of the American people, their institutions and their future in the fight against the greed and self-interest of the private interests headquartered at Wall Street.
“Once one of the grandest cities in the entire north-east, the story of Newburgh’s decline and the fight to resurrect it is the story of the struggle of many cities in the United States, a story that says much about how the nation views its urban centres, and the problems and challenges that go with them,” writes The Guardian's Michael Deibert.
Move over Manhattan and San Francisco. The buy-up of real estate by investors and wealthy foreigners has made the New York City borough the most expensive place to rent or buy in America.
On Sunday, Sept. 21, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York.
Bonuses on Wall Street jumped 15 percent in 2013, while record numbers of New Yorkers poured into homeless shelters.