New York’s Hidden Water Affordability Crisis
New Yorkers who are struggling are behind on their water bills, just like they are on other utility bills. But without consistent data from water utilities, we can't clearly see the problem, let alone solve it.
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.
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.
Our Healthcare System Is Making My Patients Sicker
Why we need the New York Health Act.
The Anti-Vaxxers Won. This Is Pandemic Country.
The pandemic is not over. So why are we acting like it is?
Fatimah Found a Home. What About Her Neighbors?
Uncritical media coverage of patchwork solutions to systemic problems can blind us to more transformative action.
New York State Has Identified Disadvantaged Communities
And it’s a big deal for climate justice.
Help Quit the Plastic Habit
Environmental, civic, and community groups, including bottle distributors, are calling on a bigger, better bottle bill in New York.
An Open Letter on Funding the Climate Act to Assembly Member Barrett
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.
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.
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.
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.