Denying benefits to miners with Black Lung: A conspiracy revealed

“Johns Hopkins Medicine said Wednesday that it has discontinued its black lung program, the subject of…an investigation that showed how coal companies routinely beat back sick coal miners’ disability claims with help from doctors at the nationally recognized hospital.” Breathless and Burdened Johns Hopkins terminates black lung program Unit subject of Center for Public Integrity-ABC […]

Long Beach, NY: Ban Fracking/Halt Port Ambrose LNG Port Rally 10/19/13

Attend the upcoming Global Frackdown in Long Beach!  Global Frackdown 2–There is an important rally scheduled for Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 1:00 PM on the Long Beach boardwalk. Many groups and individuals concerned about our threatened environment are coming together to urge a ban on fracking and a halt to the misguided plan to build a LNG facility […]

Empire Energy Forum propaganda on Fracking and contamination of water

Fracking Call/Empire Energy update: Today, 6/13/2013, received another robocall from this group. The speaker claimed to be an environmental advocate and mother who wants fracking. Egads! We received the above robocall voicemail from the Empire Energy Forum which makes the false claim that  fracking has caused “no instance of ground water contamination”. Then, we received […]

Trump on the Ocean is Ended!!!

For all the tragedy Hurricane Sandy caused in so many people’s lives, it did bring the NY State Parks Department and — even more amazingly — Donald Trump to their senses.

Twin Earthquakes in Dallas, Texas: Could fracking be to blame?

Earthquakes in Texas First the news: reports: Twin earthquakes rattle North Texas September 29, 2012 at 11:42 PM IRVING — The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.4 magnitude earthquake centered near Irving at 11:05 p.m. Saturday. Four minutes later, there was a magnitude 3.1 quake in West Dallas… Then: Any reasons why this could […]

Another police killing: What if there were no police?

The latest police failure is the story of a police officer in Houston, Texas, who shot and killed a man, who was a double-amputee, who was in his wheelchair. [Story at CNN: here] The man had been threatening the officer with what turned out to be a pen. Below is my essay, previously published at […]

Tell Gov. Cuomo: LIPA needs Elections, not more Privatization

Governor Andrew Cuomo is finishing the job of destroying Long Island’s power grid and finances under LIPA

Is this really funny? (Drones and UFO’s)

Some folks in the government and news media think that we are foolish: “Heee Haw, the American people thought this thing we were transporting under cover of darkness was a UFO…But, it was only a drone!” The headlines read: “Military drone mistaken for UFO along Washington highways“. Well, I’m not laughing. Some people thought we […]

NYCLU Finds NYPD Stop-and-Frisk Practices Ineffective & Racist

The New York Civil Liberties Union today released an analysis of new NYPD data that provides a detailed picture of the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk program, including new insights on the program’s stark racial disparities and its ineffectiveness in recovering illegal firearms.

Air Quality: Suffolk County receives an “F”

The full report, with background and info on air pollution issues, is at an American Lung Association webpage: here Detailed, Suffolk County article at Newsday (subscription media): at Newsday here.

Tues April 17th in Suffolk: Protest the fact of an Earth Summit at the home of the polluter

A protest against fake environmentalism and “green-washing”… __________________________________________ Protest Demonstration at BNL’s so-called Earth Summit Who: Renew Community Earth [and Long Island environmentalists, anti-nuke activists, concerned citizens, and civic leaders] When: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 11 am – 1 pm Where: Entrance to BNL – bring anti-nuke signs Why: Demand closure of BNL’s Nuclear Power […]

NYCLU Lawsuit Challenges Appalling Conditions at Suffolk County Jails

People housed at Suffolk County Correctional Facilities – whether or not they have been convicted of a crime – are forced to live amidst overflowing sewage, chronic overcrowding, rodent and insect infestations, pervasive mold and rust, and other deplorable and dehumanizing conditions

Zimmerman’s community has never ” registered with USAonWatch®-Neighborhood Watch program”

The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) registers Neighborhood Watch programs and they have nothing for Zimmer’s community.

Negotiating Access to Crisis Zones: NYC Thursday, February 9th

Announced by… Medecins Sans Frontieres/ Doctors Without Borders At Any Price? Negotiating Access to Crisis Zones Thursday, Feb 9th in NYC 7pm Tishman Auditorium 66 W 12th Street New York, NY Medical humanitarian organizations and human rights groups often operate in the same crisis zones but have different aims and approaches to negotiating access.

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