By Philip Guelpa, December 12, 2012
Conditions in the Rockaways section of New York in the wake of the storm reveal the underlying social reality that is otherwise ignored.
By Sandy English, December 1, 2012
Hundreds of fast-food workers and their supporters protested against low wages and lack of benefits at McDonald’s and Burger King restaurants in New York City.
By Dan Brennan, November 20, 2012
The scope of devastation wrought by Sandy was predicted by numerous scientific studies commissioned by government agencies over the past decade.
By a WSWS reporting team, November 17, 2012
Residents of Knickerbocker Village had called for a rent strike over the lack of electricity, heat and hot water, conditions that led to the deaths of two elderly residents last week.
By our reporting team, November 6, 2012
Socialist Equality Party vice-presidential candidate Phyllis Scherrer spoke to students at Brooklyn College Monday about the need for socialist policy for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
By Fred Mazelis, November 6, 2012
A week after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast of the United States, large numbers of storm victims remain without power, heat or a roof over their heads as the cold weather sets in.
By Sandy English, November 3, 2012
New York City’s Coney Island was badly hit by Hurricane Sandy on Monday night and has received minimal aid from government agencies.
By Kate Randall, November 2, 2012
More than 4.5 million remain without power in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, while the threat of a fuel crisis grows and transit remains crippled in the Northeast.
By a WSWS reporting team, November 2, 2012
Residents of Red Hook Brooklyn lined up for food and water Thursday, three days after Hurricane Sandy flooded the New York City neighborhood
By a WSWS reporting team, November 1, 2012
Three days after Hurricane Sandy struck New York City, thousands of residents of public housing remain without electricity, heat or running water and, in many cases, are living in flood-like conditions, particularly in lower Manhattan.
By Bill Van Auken, October 31, 2012
Flooding from Hurricane Sandy has left New York, America’s largest city and financial capital, paralyzed because of damage to aging transit and power infrastructure.
Hedge fund billionaire Paulson spruces up the front lawn
By Clare Hurley, October 31, 2012
Billionaire hedge fund manager John Paulson has given $100 million to the private non-profit conservancy that maintains Central Park in New York City last week.