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View of Broadway in Newburgh
Broadway in Newburgh, where police killings have sparked intense local protest in recent years. Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

Police Use of Force in the Hudson Valley

The Hudson Valley has not made waves in the national discourse as a place where local tensions are high over police use of force. But up and down the Valley communities have struggled with the deaths of citizens at the hands of police, and with the long public aftermath of a fatal use of force.

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A Living River

A new short film from National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster looks at efforts by Riverkeeper, the DEC, and others to restore the life within our majestic Hudson River.

Politics Primary category in which blog post is published

Just How Good Is Gun Control in New York?

In the era of mass shootings, we may be lucky to have some of the strictest gun laws in the nation, but there’s a clear upstate/downstate divide.

Education Primary category in which blog post is published

The State of Sex Ed

What should sex ed look like in the era of #MeToo?