Tag Archive | NYC

Prisoners Endure A Nightmare ‘Gulag’ In Lower Manhattan, Hidden In Plain Sight

Welcome to hell on Earth… … in the United States of Corporations.

SHIRLEY CHISHOLM: Unbossed And Unbought

As the current presidential campaign appears destined to present the United States with its first woman president, few people mention the heroic actions of a strong woman with uncompromising morals who made history many years ago while paving the way for women to seek “the highest office in the land.” This woman is Shirley Chisholm. […]

NYPD’S NAZI RAID

I live in the Bronx and was just a few train stops south of this Nazi-like raid by NYPD. I heard nothing about it between the day it happened and the day I hit the road one week later to go west to help a severely disabled person relocate. This is not typical police behavior […]

Random Observations While Living A Semi-Nomadic Existence In NYC (Part 3)

1) A woman I know who was brought to a NYC hospital – Lincoln Medical Center in the Bronx, to be specific – was having a difficult time healing from a case of pneumonia. That she was in a hospital doesn’t seem to be enough for her to get what she needed to properly heal. […]

Random Observations While Living A Semi-Nomadic Existence in NYC (Part 2)

This is a continuation of an unfinished essay that was published accidentally. I was in the process of stating my feelings about the hordes of tourists that descend daily upon Times Square while trying to enjoy breakfast one morning. 1) {continued} As I was sipping my coffee I wondered how many of these people had […]

Occupy Your Heart

   With the second aniversary of the start of the Occupy Wall Street movement approaching, I decided to post something I wrote during a time when the movement was reeling from the November 2011 Gestapo-like raid by NYPD mercenaries.    I slept in Zuccotti Park for six weeks and felt love and understanding flow the […]