13 May '11, 10pm

New York City Says "Make Banks and Millionaires Pay Their Fair Share": Economics are getting confusing these da...

New York City Says "Make Banks and Millionaires Pay Their Fair Share": Economics are getting confusing these da...

His decision shows that instead of ending government subsidies to those banks , instead of closing some of the tax loop holes that allow the banks to avoid paying what they owe in taxes, and instead of making cuts in city contracts with the banks as a means of raising revenue; Bloomberg has chosen to support the system of inequality that empowers these giants. The new budget plan throws the bulk of these massive cuts upon those most vulnerable: Senior's Daycare Centers, Childcare, HIV/Aids treatment, healthcare and education. New York City's response to the current financial crisis is the same as much of the world's: cut from the bottom of the pyramid. Yesterday the bottom of that pyramid rose up. At 4pm yesterday, May 12th, the gray streets of Manhattan's financial district were flooded with color as 10,000-20,000 bus drivers, teachers, homeless, social workers, students ...

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thedailygreen.com 13 May '11, 3pm

, so look for events in your area designed to highlight the role that fair trade practices play in supporting workers arou...

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craftingagreenworld.com 14 May '11, 12pm

Crafting a Green World's authors are supported by a revenue-sharing agreement with the company that operates Crafting a Gr...

New York City Buildings to Open Doors for Green Tech Startups: Last Friday, the New York City Council announced...

New York City Buildings to Open Doors for Green...

greenbuildingsnyc.com 19 May '11, 3pm

METS was actually first announced back in 2010 by City Council Speaker Christine Quinn during her State of the City speech...

Banks Flirt With Foreclosure Settlement

Banks Flirt With Foreclosure Settlement

care2.com 12 May '11, 8pm

The nation's largest banks took their first tentative steps toward settlement as they offered to pay up to $5 billion to s...

Wealthy Republican Donors Support Same-Sex Marriage in New York

Wealthy Republican Donors Support Same-Sex Marr...

care2.com 14 May '11, 4pm

I don't care what their motive is, as long as their actions are fair. Everyone has an agenda, especially wealthy business ...

Too chicken: Why and how to raise chickens in the city

Too chicken: Why and how to raise chickens in t...

grist.org 12 May '11, 6pm

No matter how broke you are, chickens can help you keep some dignity about you. Photo: Stu Mayhew When last we fetched up,...

Pay Now or Pay Later II: report finds all state...

switchboard.nrdc.org 16 May '11, 5pm

Within the table, for each state you can click on the link for the complete factsheet, where you will find a much richer d...

Fired For Your Personal Life? A New Law Could M...

care2.com 13 May '11, 6am

Many years ago I took a job selling Jaguars and Porsches. I was doing well. I was second in sales, only to a man who had b...

3 great food experiences in NYC recently

3 great food experiences in NYC recently

grist.org 24 May '11, 7pm

As for The Ten Bells, I loved it. It's small, just a bar and a few communal tables, packed, and loud with music and conver...

Wildflower Week in New York City? - Treehugger

Wildflower Week in New York City? - Treehugger

treehugger.com 09 May '11, 4am

Marielle, who worked for six years as botanist with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, before starting ...