The cat sanctuary water crisis, caused for still unexplained reasons, flared in late spring, 2018. By the end of June, it ended, but repercussions vibrate into 2021 with dried up water fountains and unanswered health concerns. As we put away the original Roosevelt Island Daily, this month, we’re […]
Police Abuse Watchdog Fired Four Investigators for Speaking Out on NYPD Body-Camera Stall, Lawsuit Charges
Reuven Blau, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 26 at 8:01pm ESTby THE CITY Four former investigators at the city’s police watchdog charge they were fired for speaking out against NYPD officials for withholding potentially damning cop body camera footage captured during last year’s racial justice […]
The 2020 Cat Sanctuary crisis resolved in December, the state agency returning to its senses. But two years ago, their first assault was just as mean, albeit a lot more whiney and ridiculous. Here’s our report from 2018, updated.
Topher Sanders, ProPublica, and Yoav Gonen, THE CITY This article was originally publishedon Jan 21 at 5:00am ESTby THE CITY and ProPublica More than six years after the police killing of Eric Garner, officers with substantiated claims of abuse go without any meaningful punishment. This story is co-published […]
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Reset Conspiracy theories seem to meet psychological needs and can be almost impossible to eradicate. One remedy: Keep them from taking root in the first place. By Greg Miller 1.14.2021 Assorted Ideas, Large & Small The United States of America was founded on a conspiracy theory. In the […]
ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story originally appeared in ProPublica. by Alec MacGillis/ProPublica The man’s smartphone camera pans the crowd on the east side of the U.S. Capitol. It’s smaller […]
by Clark Merrefield, Journalist’s ResourceJanuary 12, 2021 As hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters took over the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, journalists chronicled the striking differences in how law enforcement officials treated the insurrectionists compared with how they treated racial justice protesters who marched in dozens of cities […]
The idea to do a dance performance about neutrino physics happened through serendipity. It was October 2015, and it was soon after the announcement of the Nobel Prize in physics (to Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that these sub-atomic particles […]
About 700,000 parents with young kids left the workforce in 2020. For many, loss of child care was to blame.
Only about half of child care jobs lost at the start of the pandemic have returned, leading to a 144 percent increase in the number of parents who have missed work to care for children, according to new data analysis.