NYC may have new $1B hole in budget as thousands protest Bloomberg cuts

Dozens of groups, thousands of New Yorkers and billions in government spending at stake — that’s what was up at City Hall today, as the New York City Council took testimony from City Budget Director Mark Page, Comptroller John Liu, IBO Director Ronnie Lowenstein and lots of regular New Yorkers, including librarians, daycare workers, and firefighters whose jobs are on the chopping block in this year’s city budget.
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5.25.2012 recall walker

Wisconsin Workers Need Your Help: Recall Walker!

A message from NYS AFL-CIO:

“The first step is, we’re going to deal with collective bargaining for public employee unions ‘cause you use divide and conquer.” – WI Gov. Scott Walker May 10, 2012

Now is our best opportunity to strike back and show that we are united. Everything is on the line, if we succeed, we can beat back Walker on June 5th and reclaim the Governorship for middle-class working families. more »

Stroller March May 14 Flyer

Today: Stroller March for the 99% with Parents, Kids, Community Groups & Labor

NYers “Roll & Stroll” for Justice, Secret Prank Planned for Mayor 1%

As part of the Another NYC week of anti-austerity actions, which began on May 10th and will culminate on May 15th in a mass convergence at Times Square (see below for more info), NYC organizations and individuals from all across the city will join together for a family friendly Stroller March for a better future for NYC’s children, schools and families. more »

May 15 promo

Stand Up – Sit Down May 15: Times Square @ 6 PM

Another City is Possible, Another world is Possible
Global Day of Action

On May 15th, join thousands in a mass convergence at Times Square for the culmination of a week of actions against austerity and corporate greed. In solidarity with hundreds of thousands rising up around the world, say no to a city and a world run by the 1%, say yes to another city, another world – ours. more »