Public Affairs
U.S. GENERAL BACKS LIMITED GROUND OPERATIONS AGAINST ISIS IF NEEDED (09/16/2014)  Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told Congress on Tuesday that he would recommend deploying United States combat forces against Islamic extremists in specific operations if the current strategy of airstrikes was not...  

ACTIVISTS PLAN NYC CLIMATE MARCH BEFORE UN SUMMIT (09/10/2014)  Labor unions and environmental groups said Wednesday they expect a huge turnout for a New York City march to draw attention to climate change taking place two days before a United Nations summit on the issue.Organizers of the New York event,...  

LOCAL RELIGIOUS LEADER WILL SUPPORT WORKERS AT FAST FOOD EATERIES ACROSS THE CITY AS THEY PARTICIPATE IN A NATIONWIDE STRIKE (09/03/2014)  At 27, Mike Gonzalez should be in the prime of his life.Instead, he’s working at McDonald’s for $8 an hour, constantly worried about his next meal, if he can afford a MetroCard and if he’s going to end up...  

40 PERCENT OF RESTAURANT WORKERS LINE IN NEAR-POVERTY (08/27/2014)  It isn't just fast-food empires that rely on a low-paid, disempowered, and quite-often impoverished workforce. As a stomach-turning new report (PDF viewable here) from the Economic...