Ed Yoo returns to the show to discuss how politicians pushed an “open the economy” narrative that had disastrous repercussions for public health, data transparency, and contribute to hundreds of deaths in our neighborhood.
Join us as we sit down with NY11 candidate Brittany Ramos DeBarros. We’ll explore the dangers of partisanship and how military contractors and war profiteering have left troops tokenized, demoralized, and without basic services. To counter these forces, we’ll explore how our district can engage with a Just Transition framework and invest in demilitarizing our civic systems. By removing our reliance on militarism and nationalism, we can build a leaner government that maximizes health and sustainability.
A deep-dive into Nicole Malliotakis’s legislative history. We’ll explore into a very unusual bill that leads us on a journey back to the 1970s. We’ll unravel a web of land-grabs, NIMBYism, political backstabbing, racism, and legal maneuvers to keep Staten Island segregated.
2020 was a year that nobody should forget. The unjust deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd prompted a nationwide […]
Whether it is donating, volunteering, or simply going out and enjoying what the neighborhood has to offer, there are many ways to give back this holiday season. Here are a few of them.
The school year has been a total mess. So lets figure out how we can do better, and what we should have done different.
In this episode, we deeply examine all the reasons why we should finally tear down our remaining Confederate monuments in Bay Ridge. Join Dan and our guest John Hagan on a detailed analysis of our place within Reconstruction and Civil Rights history, and how Bay Ridge was the target of over fifty years of intentional propaganda.
The 2020 Election is being held in the middle of a pandemic. You may be a bit concerned about crowding into a voting booth on election day. Today, we go over some of the other options you have to make sure your vote is counted on Election Day!
Join us for a walking tour… of the future! On today’s episode, co-host and transit nerd Dan will bring us […]
Our 50th episode! Join Rachel and Dan as they ask local politicians and activists why the 2020 census is important, and how they’re making sure Bay Ridge counts.