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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.




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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


New York City mayoral hopefuls debate stop and frisk, union busting

The debate, held at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, drew not only workers who are members of unions but people impacted by the economic crisis in many different ways.


Bus tour solicits New Yorkers' priorities for schools

NEW YORK - After more than a decade of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's corporate restructuring of public education, a coalition of community groups hit the streets to ask New Yorkers, especially parents, what their priorities really were.


New Yorkers celebrate Black History Month

NEW YORK - It was a standing room only audience rejoicing at the wonderful program of song, poetry and inspiring speeches at the "We're Not Going Back" Black History event at Unity Center here.

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