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NYC: Join the Treaty! Rally and March

This year, NYC area organizations are marking the first anniversary of the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW) after January 22, 2021. We are delivering a firm message to the U.S. Mission to…

New York City Council votes for Nuclear Weapons Divestment, Reaffirms NYC as Nuclear Weapon Free Zone and calls on US to sign Nuclear Ban Treaty

New York City-based members of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) are celebrating the bipartisan adoption of a package of nuclear disarmament legislation by the New York City Council, Thursday, December 9, 2021. “As a…

Face 2 Face with Seth Shelden

On this show we speak with Seth Shelden, United Nations Liaison with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). Seth speaks about New York City just joined the ICAN Cities Appeal and calling on the US to join the UN Treaty…

The New York City Council becomes the largest city in the nation to enfranchise noncitizen immigrant New Yorkers.

Nearly 1 Million noncitizen immigrant New Yorkers will be allowed to participate in our City’s municipal election! Noncitizen residents pay billions in state, sales and real estate taxes, the same as citizens, and they are responsible for $229 billion in…

Big News from the Big Apple – New York just joined the ICAN Cities Appeal

We are standing outside New York’s City Hall as we celebrate an incredible victory: today, the New York City Council adopted a powerful package of legislation which calls for the US to join the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of…

The NPT Review Conference: Finally, New York, January 2022

“We now have the opportunity to carry out the important work of the Review Conference and to ensure the NPT maintains its place as the cornerstone of the nuclear disarmament and non-proliferation regime and an essential pillar of international peace…

Poor People’s Campaign: Moral Action Congress

One of the two major annual events of the National Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, this year’s Moral Action Congress will once again be held online because of Covid. We will be organizing and building toward…

Japan, help us all win the Gold

Dear esteemed H.E. Mr. Ishikane Kimihiro, Permanent Representative of Japan to the U.N., Deep gratitude and respect to you. May I ask you to relay this message to Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide, and Parliamentary Vice-Ministers of Defense Onishi Hrioyuki and…

Pride, Prayer and Protest at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York

LGBT Catholics seek equal rights and equal blessings. LGBTQ Catholic New Yorkers rallied outside St. Patrick’s Cathedral on Pride Sunday. It is a tradition that goes back to 1984 when members of DIGNITY NY eventually won a legal right to…

Ex-Cop Eric Adams Takes Lead in NYC Mayoral Race in City’s First Election with Ranked-Choice Voting

We look at the early results from New York’s highly anticipated primary election Tuesday. In the heated mayoral race, Brooklyn borough president and former New York police officer Eric Adams is leading, but it will likely take several weeks to…

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