June 2018

Don't despair, organize

Last night, Read more »

A City budget that’s on the right track

For hundreds of thousands of working-poor New Yorkers like Read more »

#PlanetOrPlastic: Foam Wars

I know how much you care about the environment, so I wanted to share with you a recent Politico article that highlights an ongoing #PlanetOrPlastic battle: can we effectively recycle polystyrene foam (aka styrofoam)? Read more »

The future of Gowanus

We’ve been talking about the future of Gowanus for a long time now (not quite since the dissolved oxygen level in the Canal reached zero in 1904, though I know sometimes it can feel that way).

Shaping the future of the area in a thoughtful way -- given decades of pollution, the reality of climate change, escalating real estate values, shifting economic trends, and the tensions of growth -- is no easy feat. Read more »