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Coalition takes UPK fight to Albany

Elected officials of all races came from across the city to show their support for the mayor's proposal that UPK be enacted and paid for by taxing those who make $500,000 and up.

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De Blasio takes over in New York

NEW YORK -The frigid weather couldn't keep hundreds of supporters and elected officials from attending the inauguration of New York City's 109th mayor, Bill de Blasio, Jan 1.

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Overflow crowd at Peoples World celebration in New York

The Friends of the People's World hosted its yearly fundraiser Dec. 8, the Better World Awards. This year was an exceptional one.

 

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Vito Marcantonio Forum celebrates 2nd anniversary

On Sunday, Nov. 3, the Vito Marcantonio Forum sponsored an event at Gaetana's Cucina Italiana restaurant in Greenwich Village.

 

 

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NYC elections: Overwhelming mandate for progressive change

The 2013 New York City elections were a thunderous mandate for progressive change in the nation's largest city.

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Occupy Wall Street stages second anniversary march in New York

Occupy Wall Street was back on the streets here yeserday, marking the second anniversary of its birth.

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Robin Hood Tax protests coming to NYC on Sept. 17

Robin Hood and his merry men and women are demanding a tax on the 1 percent next week on the second anniversary of Occupy Wall Street.

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Sept. 11, 2001 archives: Facing the future from Ground Zero

On street corners and doorsteps in neighborhoods around Manhattan burning candles stand as small monuments to hope and peace. Tens of thousands have participated in candlelight vigils. It's a city coming to terms with one of the most horrific events in U.S. history.

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Visit to giant's gravesite: Vito Marcantonio

Vito Marcantonio has been virtually erased from the study of the progressive movement of the 1930s and 40sand this has dealt a severe blow to the movement.

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New York veterans chart a way forward

Veterans of the Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan wars gathered last Saturday at a local New York Area Veterans for Peace conference.

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