Day: June 3, 2016

Community News

Glyphosate Found in Urine of 93 percent of Americans Tested

  Glyphosate, the most used herbicide in the world, has been found in the urine of 93 percent of the American public during a unique testing project that started in 2015. Glyphosate, labeled a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organization’s cancer agency IARC in 2015, has now been revealed to be ubiquitous in the first-ever comprehensive […]readmore

What's Going On


  By Victoria Horsford  NEW YORK CITY  The 5/29 NY Sunday Times news section cover story,  “Dreams Stall as City’s Engine of Mobility Sputters: Woes at CUNY Mirror a Trend in Higher Education,” is a disturbing account of public college culture.  the essay gives a laundry list of woes, not the least of which is […]readmore

City Politics Community News

2015-2016 Participatory Budgeting Results: 67,000 New Yorkers voted to allocate

  BP Adams Hails Participation of 10 BK Council Districts:  “Civic engagement is the fuel that powers our democracy.”     Last Thursday, Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and the New York City Council announced the voting results and winning proposals of the 2015-2016 Participatory Budgeting cycle.   During the voting period of March 26th through April […]readmore