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Omari Shakur outside Community Voices Heard, a member-led multi-racial organization that builds power to secure social, economic and racial justice for all, in NewburghHillary Harvey

Policing in the Hudson Valley

A Window into the National Issue of Excessive Force and Community Policing.

Social Justice Primary category in which blog post is published

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Economy Primary category in which blog post is published

Casinos: Win or Lose for the Hudson Valley?

Advocates have long hoped that Vegas-style casinos would restore some of the region’s luster. Can they succeed?

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

The Hudson Valley in a Warming World

The impacts of global warming are already being felt in the Hudson Valley. What might the future look like?

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

New York State Gun Law: A Political Weapon

The culture clash between gun-rights defenders and gun-control advocates in Upstate New York