Detroit councilwoman threatens to subpoena police chief after cop told protester to ‘go back to Mexico’

click to enlarge Viola Klocko Detroit Police confronted anti-war protesters on Sunday. Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Waters on Tuesday threatened to subpoena Police Chief James White to testify before the council after a white cop was caught on video telling an anti-war protester to “Go back to Mexico” on Sunday. Waters, who is running for … Read more

Alcaldía empieza a evaluar “circunstancias atenuantes” de migrantes que piden más tiempo en refugios

Los inmigrantes adultos sin hijos que deseen prolongar su estancia en un refugio deberán demostrar que reúnen una de varias “circunstancias atenuantes” para poder optar por una cama más allá de los 30 o 60 días iniciales. Emma Whitford El antiguo edificio de la escuela St. Brigid, cerca de Tompkins Square Park, funciona desde el … Read more

Council Pushes for More Housing Funds As City Budget Negotiations Enter Final Weeks

The City Council is pushing for an additional $3.66 billion for affordable housing over the next five years, building on the $10.5 billion the mayor earmarked in his executive budget in April. Ayman Siam/Office of NYC Comptroller The Council’s Progressive Caucus, along with the city comptroller and public advocate, announced the “Homes Now, Homes for … Read more

Penn graduation; Parker ends hybrid work policy; 76ers arena tax subsidy

Penn’s graduation ceremony proceeded as normal Monday, although with high security and a pre-ceremony warning that any disruptions would lead to people being escorted out. Still, many of the 6,000 graduates on Franklin Field engaged in silent displays of pro-Palestinian solidarity by wearing black-and-white checkered keffiyehs and writing messages on their mortarboards including “Free Palestine” … Read more

No disruptions and few signs of protest at University of Pennsylvania’s commencement

A number of students made gestures of pro-Palestinian activism during the University of Pennsylvania’s commencement Monday morning, but the ceremony proceeded without disruptions like those seen at other college graduations around the country over the past few weeks. Several of the roughly 6,000 graduates seated on Franklin Field wore black-and-white checkered keffiyehs, a symbol of … Read more

Alec Bohm & Bryson Stott

Before the start of the 2019 season, the Phillies decided they needed to buy their superstar. To that point, a number of young prospects had been developed through the minor league system and been called up to the majors. A couple of them became very good players, Aaron Nola and Rhys Hoskins the best of … Read more