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Activists are calling for a number of new policies to expand the reach of community land trusts.
In a forum with people experiencing homelessness, Democratic candidates criticized the mayor’s affordable housing plans, embraced a ‘right to housing,’ and rejected police intervention on homelessness calls.
A City Council Committee considers a bill on NYPD surveillance today.
The mayor claims that building new jails is the only safe way to close Rikers Island jail complex, but the City Council shouldn’t fall for this Faustian bargain.
Current and former mayors were questioned about how they managed their police departments.
In 2017, the Manhattan district attorney pledged not to pursue criminal charges for subway fare evasion. Now the MTA is increasing the system’s police presence.
A new effort to reduce arrests and summonses is criticized as continuing to criminalize homelessness.
A new documentary explores the notorious ‘Bronx 120’ raid—and what it says about the evolution of policing in New York City.