In globalized supply chains where timber felled in Brazil is used in the manufacturing process that creates steel for U.S. automobiles, the economic and moral systems that permit forced labor are often hidden from sight. Comment.
Queens’ political nature has changed dramatically from a decade ago. A year after a round of redistricting has been completed, immigrant communities in the borough continue to flourish and old City Council districts have grown or shifted with new residents. Comments (4).
Police are reportedly investigating an incident involving a St. John’s University student who had her phone stolen and hacked at the end of a date with a Brooklyn man she met on a dating website. Comment.
The Queens Civic Congress is an umbrella organization of approximately 100 civic associations, co-ops and other groups. The aim of QCC is to protect the quality of life for Queens residents. When necessary, it works with other groups in other counties in New York City and state. Richard Hellenbrecht is the its president. Comment.
Most people with any interest in basketball know about St. John’s University and the famous Redmen whose winning history goes back to the early 1900s. There’s even a little history lesson about the school and its basketball program on the university’s website. Comment.