Activist Check-In Podcast: The MTA is Problematic

This week on the Activist Check-In Podcast, Stanley Fritz sits down with the New York Public Interest Research Group's (NYPIRG) Campaign Coordinator Jaqi Cohen. They discuss the problems with New York City's transit system, why people North of the City should care,...

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Activist Check-In Podcast: Raise the Age with Angelo Pinto

In New York State, 16 and 17-year-olds arrested or detained can be sent to adult prisons and jails. Despite multiple studies that show a teenager’s brain functions are not fully developed, our state insists on charging young people like adults, creating a generation...

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Activist Check-In Podcast: Black Lives Matter

Earlier this week, I sat down with Citizen Action Capital District Organizer, and Black Lives Matter Albany Co-Founder, Sophia Smart to talk about the Movement for Black Lives Policy platform. Sophia and I discussed her interpretation of Black Lives Matter, what it...

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From workers demanding an increase to the minimum wage, to working to reduce the influence of money in politics, people across the state are taking the lead in the fight for a fairer, more progressive New York. In the first episode of Justice Works Radio, we talk to...

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