Wilderside & Green Party response to Cuomo’s Unconstitutional Fraud on Voters

With the repeal of Wilson-Pakula, the legislature must protect the voters from fraud by requiring require what the registration of the candidate is on the top of the petition in large face bold type print.

Yoko Ono gets serious (and silly) about fracking

Fracking stuff: (See video of Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, and Jimmy Fallon singing about fracking at the readmore…) Do you know what fracking is? It is a method of pumping water and chemicals underground, and then drilling horizontally in shale formations for natural gas. Fracking has been linked to earthquakes happening in areas near to, […]

Occupy Wall Street Activists Offer $2 Million Bribe to Gov. Cuomo to Raise Minimum Wage

posted at OccupyWallSt.org: Occupy Wall Street Activists Offer $2 Million Bribe to Gov. Cuomo to Raise Minimum Wage June 6, 2012 Today [June 6th], Occupy Wall Street activists and members of New York’s 99% will deliver giant bags of cash to Governor Cuomo [Democrat/Working Families Party], hoping that a two million-dollar bribe will secure a […]

Live! NY Gov press conference on teacher evaluations (tied to student standardized test scores)

The eloquent and educated opposition to Governor Cuomo’s plan can be found at this video: More Than A Number: An Educational Symposium _____________________ The regular media portrays this as Governor Andrew Cuomo vs. The Teachers’ Union. It is actually Govenor Cuomo’s bad ideas for children, battling the Teachers’ Union sell-out and compromise over the children. […]

More Than A Number: Concerned educators gather to examine standardized testing and teacher evaluations

At LIU Post, educators and community members gathered to discuss the negative impacts of the new scheme in New York to use students’ test scores directly in teacher evaluations. Previously in New York, there was a law forbidding this from happening. Though, political energy from Governor Cuomo and NY State Board of Regents Chancellor Tisch […]

Border Patrol makes upstate NY a Constitution-free zone

NYCLU Report Reveals Troubling Border Patrol Tactics in Upstate New York  The U.S. Border Patrol is using aggressive policing tactics far from the border in upstate New York to increase arrest rates with little regard to New Yorkers’ constitutional rights and freedoms, according to a report released today by the NYU Immigrant Rights Clinic, the New York […]

In NY: Democratic Party Governor defies public, will stand with Republicans to oppose millionaire’s tax

Update on 10/19/2011: While one organization tried to honor Andrew Cuomo, Occupy Wall Street protesters gathered outside. An attendee, feminist author Naomi Wolf, realized their point, and she was arrested for standing on the sidewalk to draw attention to Cuomo’s objection to the millionaire’s tax. Great video! She was arrested in her fancy dress for […]

While you were partying: Governor Cuomo sworn in

Hope you are having a great holiday season. Though, realize that the wheels of power are still turning. This evening, Governor Cuomo held a private swearing-in ceremony. His term starts officially on Saturday, January 1, 2011 at 12:01am. (And, please keep an eye on his education policies, and who he appoints to the NY State […]

NY State Regents: Tell them they were wrong. Ask them to change their mind.

KW writes: Today, the NY State Board of Regents made decisions that overturned 20 years of rights given to students with autism in New York State. There had been in place a much-needed requirement that students with autism be entitled to 5 days of speech a week. Those speech/social skills classes would help those students: […]

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