Water, hot water, and heat outages continue unabated at NYCHA public housing developments, as do the RAD/PACT conversions that are privatising public housing by Mayor Bill de Blasio (D-NYC). Throughout, U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez remains silent as she promotes a Green New Deal that has failed to improve the living conditions of public housing residents. Fight For NYCHA/File Photograph

AOC admits trades unions helped her author Green New Deal bill, explaining silence on RAD/PACT conversions at NYCHA

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez continues to promote her Green New Deal for public housing that has failed to improve the living conditions of public housing residents, much less stop the RAD/PACT conversion that is leading to the privatisation of public housing.

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AOC rallies supporters to engage in coördinated campaign to flag Twitter and Facebook critics for censorship

U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY 14) solicited assistance from her political supporters to engage in a coördinated campaign to flag her critics on the Twitter social media platform for censorship.

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In an SDNY courtroom, motion practise in the Baez class action mold abatement case by NYCHA residents is set to collide with the inferior HUD Settlement Agreement negotiated by the U.S. Attorney's Office. The fate of the future of public housing hangs in the balance. NASA (Fair Use)

The de Blasio administration claims that RAD/PACT provide NYCHA an escape hatch from having to guarantee habitable living conditions to public housing residents

The de Blasio administration’s claims that RAD/PACT lead to greater protections for NYCHA public housing residents is under challenge in the Baez case.

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Photographs included in the Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief show abuses by the New York Police Department and examples of injuries suffered by some of the participants in the George Floyd-inspired anti-racism and anti-police brutality protests of 2020. Office of the New York State Attorney General (Fair Use)

Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss mum as State Attorney General Letitia James seizes moral authority to sue the NYPD over Constitutional rights violations

Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss is in hiding following having been trashed in Letitia James’ Federal lawsuit for apparently countenancing NYPD’s Constitutional rights abuses.

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U.S. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA 12) was reëlected as House Speaker on 3 January 2021. Her speakership was the target of a pressure politics campaign launched by comedian Jimmy Dore in a bid to compel a floor vote for Medicare For All. The campaign revealed how self-described progressives placed their loyalty to Speaker Pelosi before their commitment to a single-payer, universal healthcare system, even during a deadly pandemic. C-Span (Screen Shot) (Fair Use)

AOC, DSA try to move beyond unexpected social media fracas that challenged their progressive credentials, tested their loyalty to Pelosi over Medicare For All

Nancy Pelosi was reëlected as House Speaker, despite a social media campaign launched by Jimmy Dore against AOC and the Squad to fight for Medicare For All. Now, the AOC and the DSA are trying to pretend that they weren’t unmasked as unprincipled.

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Shopkeepers in Jackson Heights, Queens, prepared on 5 June 2020 for potential riots by boarding-up small businesses operating alongst 37th Ave. in Queens. Despite irrational fears, looters have a right to assemble. Progress New York/File Photograph

EDITORIAL : Looters have a right to assemble, too

The NYPD appear to target activists by imposing “burdens” based on ideology, for example on looters. But looters have a right to assemble, since First Amendment rights are not qualified by ideology.

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The New York City Department of Investigation has released a report that is critical of the NYPD's actions that led to Constitutional rights violations during the George Floyd protests. NYCDOI (Fair Use)

After NYC Department of Investigation issues blistering report about NYPD Constitutional rights violations, Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss remains mum about police accountability

Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss remains mum after DOI issued a critical report about Consitutional rights violations by NYPD during George Floyd protests.

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The police were the subject of complaints of using harsh arrest tactics against anti-facism protesters, whilst making no arrests of pro-Trump supporters during disruptive demonstrations on Sunday. Source : Marni Halasa

Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss won’t say how long she will continue to ignore videos allegedly showing NYPD police brutality and Constitutional rights violations

Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss won’t say how much longer she will ignore videos allegedly showing NYPD brutality and misconduct.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testified before the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, denying allegations that the social media giant was engaged in on-going censorship, an assertion that was disputed by the New York Post and Progress New York. C-Span (Screen Shot) (Fair Use)

Twitter and other social media honchos testified before a U.S. Senate committee, as separate acts of censorship continue against the New York Post and the C’est Vrai app

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testified before the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, answering questions about the censorship of The New York Post as Republicans escalate scrutiny over social media giants. CEO’s of Facebook and Google also testified.

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