Green Party Nominates Ian “Koch” Murphy for Congress (26-NY)

Will Challenge Major Parties on Peace, Budget Priorities, Single Payer Health Care, Worker Rights The Green Party of NY State has officially nominated Ian Murphy as its candidate for upcoming special Congressional election in the 26th District.  The Green Party said it wanted to provide an alternative to the anti-worker, pro-war, pro-corporate, anti-environmental agenda of the Democratic and Republican Parties. The […]

Milton Rogovin, Social Documentary Photographer, Dies at 101 – WNYC

Milton Rogovin, known for his striking black-and-white portraits documenting social inequity in New York City, died of natural causes on Tuesday. He was 101. Rogovin started his career as an optometrist in Buffalo, but at age 45, after his reputation was besmirched by the House Committee on Un-American Activities, he began shooting photos. via Milton […]

Court rules police can use taser to collect DNA samples

from Professor Jonathan Turley’s blog Defense Shocked: Court Rules Police Can Use Taser to Collect DNA Sample June 7, 2009 In New York, Niagara County Court Judge Sara Sheldon Sperrazza has issued a controversial ruling that police can taser a suspect who refuses to voluntarily submit a DNA sample. In this case, Ryan S. Smith […]

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