New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli talks with Vincent Alvarez, president of the New York City Central Labor Council, about the attack on unions, labor protections and workers' rights. Later in the show, New York State Senator Brad Hoylman discusses how the State Senate was addressing issues like the now-expired speed camera law, reproductive rights, and MTA repairs.
On Thursday, August 16th, 32 ambitious students (ages 14-23) will graduate from MNN's Summer Youth Program and become certified community producers. Learn more about the program and join us in congratulating this talented group of young people!
In this week’s YC Spotlight, our youth producers hit the streets to ask fellow New Yorkers what they think of current immigration policies and the way undocumented families are being treated. Tune in to hear why some are against the administration's approach and why others support it completely.
We are at a time when progress is creeping backwards and the most marginalized continue their never-ending quest to be treated like human beings.
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer sits down with Community Board 12 Chair Shah Ally and urban planner Orlando Rodriguez to review the ins and outs of the rezoning plan, weigh the risks and discuss ways it could be improved.
As of September 1, the NYPD will ticket, not arrest, those in possession of marijuana. In this week's YC Spotlight, hear arguments from people who support the legalization of marijuana and from people who are against it.