Before the 2018 state election cycle, universal rent control was not a common phrase among New Yorkers. When the idea gained popularity, thanks to the campaigns of progressive insurgents such as Cynthia Nixon, Jumaane Williams and Julia Salazar, it seemed to some like an ill-defined pipe-dream. But now, just two months into the state Legislative […]
Your alarm clock echoes in the early morning hour as you begin your daily routine of flipping on the TV to listen to the traffic report. The last thing you want is to be late for work. But you might be very late for work if you’re in a car accident. Becoming a statistic should […]
Comptroller Stringer and Fiscal Policy Institute :Data Shows How Expanding Driver’s License Eligibility Would Increase Economic Mobility for Immigrants, Improve Road Safety, and Lower Insurance Premiums for All
(New York, NY) — New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer, the Fiscal Policy Institute, New York Immigration Coalition, Make the Road New York, and MinKwon Center today renewed their call to expand access to driver’s licenses to all New Yorkers, without regard to immigration status – citing economic and safety benefits of the policy. The coalition […]
WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says a significant number of people with epilepsy in the Caribbean do not receive treatment. It said epilepsy is one of the most common neurological disorders in the world, affecting about 50 million people, five million of whom live in the Americas. The epilepsy […]
You hop onto your motorcycle for a leisurely drive to the beach, and you crash. You hop into your car to go shopping for groceries, and you crash. You are injured due to a defective product you assumed was safe since you thought the manufacturer was reputable. You dived into a pool before checking its […]
Transgender people are often profiled as sex workers and targeted with bogus arrests
(By NYCLU) On her way home from the bus stop on a spring night in the Bronx last year, Linda Dominguez cut across a park because it was the most direct route to her apartment. Even though others leaving the bus were also crossing the park, three officers from the New York City Police Department […]
By Travis Morales.
Why are police who brutalize and murder rarely if ever charged, much less convicted and sent to prison?
BROOKLYN, NY (Workers World Today) — Three days before Christmas, 1994. The Baez family is altogether. Around 1 a.m., four of the Baez brothers go outside, and start a game of touch football. Everybody’s happy, playing around…then the ball goes off target, thud…it hits the roof of a cop car parked on the street. “Sorry […]
Real estate is a great way to grow your wealth because asset tends to appreciate over time.
We have often seen in the media, celebrities’ rags-to-riches-to-rags stories. It is unfortunate that some people can earn an adequate amount of money, more than the average American, only to squander it on commodities, or sometimes they, unfortunately, fall on hard times. Real estate is a great way to grow your wealth because asset tends […]
Certified Travel Agents and Destination Specialists get offers for free and discount travel from major travel suppliers
(By Victoria Falk) As we move into the busiest travel season of the year, it is the perfect time to become a Certified Travel Agent and Destination Specialist. Many people think that summer vacation generates the most travel requests each year. However, it is the holiday season, beginning the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and ending a […]
For most people, a real estate purchase is the most important transaction of their life. Buying a home holds sentimental value; you’re able to pass on your home to your children, or you can sell it to cash in on the accrued equity. There are various ways to fund a real estate purchase. Financing your […]