If you can find a good high view, New York harbor is a pretty interesting sight right now. Thanks to the wildcat sympathy strike that began yesterday, there are a dozen loaded barges and at least ten freighters sitting idle between Staten Island and the Statue of Liberty. Over on the Bayonne ... More >>
For the first time in at least 30 years, the port of New York and New Jersey was shut down today by a wildcat strike.
Several hundred workers have walked off the job in a sympathy strike after pickets from a Philadelphia longshoremen's union local showed up at work sites throughout the metro ... More >>
Why can't oh so enlightened New York pass a gay marriage bill? Is it the bible-beaters? The hardcore right? No, says Steve Thrasher, it's the chickenshit Democrats in the state senate.
Rob Harvilla goes to Broadway! No, his parents aren't in town: there's a musical called Fela! about the fam ... More >>