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New York Needs to Rein In Central Hudson’s Profit-Taking

A local advocate for energy reform calls for the state Public Service Commission to take action on Central Hudson, and address the failures of our investor-owned energy system.

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We Need to Pay Attention to Violence Against Native Persons

Forge Project is leading a march to raise awareness about the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous persons.

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Our Healthcare System Is Making My Patients Sicker

Why we need the New York Health Act.

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The Anti-Vaxxers Won. This Is Pandemic Country.

The pandemic is not over. So why are we acting like it is?

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Fatimah Found a Home. What About Her Neighbors?

Uncritical media coverage of patchwork solutions to systemic problems can blind us to more transformative action.

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CHPE: Not the Green Energy We Want

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Electric Vehicles Can Address New York’s Gas Crisis

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New York State Has Identified Disadvantaged Communities

And it’s a big deal for climate justice.

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Help Quit the Plastic Habit

Environmental, civic, and community groups, including bottle distributors, are calling on a bigger, better bottle bill in New York.

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An Open Letter on Funding the Climate Act to Assembly Member Barrett

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Two Years Into the Pandemic, Here’s Why I’m Still Paying Attention

There’s still so much we can do to protect each other.

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A New Medicare Program Threatens Seniors. We Can Stop It.

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Will the Town of Claverack Take a Stand Against Extremism?

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The Fight to Include Home Care in New York’s Budget

Bipartisan majorities in the state Legislature support the Fair Pay for Home Care Act. But Governor Hochul left it out of her budget.

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Demand for Environmental Purity Endangers Fight against Climate Change

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Fund the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

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We Still Have Options to Fight the Vaccination Misinformation Crisis

We need more creative messaging from the government, beyond mere incentives and mandates that deepen distrust and disconnection.

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An Open Letter on Masking to the Dutchess County Executive

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We Cannot Stop Climate Change With Laws Alone

When our trust and faith is placed in each other rather than the government, we gain more power than we may think possible.

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Does ‘Defund the Police’ Equal Abolish the Police? It Depends.

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