Alex Vitale, Chase Madar and Shahid Buttar on Racist Policing

Alex Vitale, Chase Madar and Shahid Buttar on Racist Policing

This week on CounterSpin: The May 26 New York Times reports that authorities are looking into “the arrest of a black man who died after being handcuffed and pinned to the ground by an officer’s knee.” Police murder yet another black person in broad daylight, and...

A lynching without a rope — and in America, that’s nothing new

A lynching without a rope — and in America, that’s nothing new

Today, in 2020, it's George Floyd in Minneapolis, killed by a police officer kneeling on his throat during an arrest for the alleged offense of "forgery." Cell phone cameras captured the whole thing. Images of a handcuffed black man lying face-down on the street,...

Outpouring of Rage Continues Over Death of George Floyd

Outpouring of Rage Continues Over Death of George Floyd

Thousands of people took to the streets of Minneapolis for the second night in a row in protest of George Floyd’s deadly encounter with police officers on Monday (May 25). The rally on Wednesday (May 27) began peacefully but took a violent turn as officers “fired...

New York’s Use of Landmark Climate Law Could Resound in Other States

New York’s Use of Landmark Climate Law Could Resound in Other States

A recent decision out of New York is turning heads in the legal community over what law professors and environmental activists say is a turning point for the state's energy economy, with potentially broader implications nationwide. In a long-awaited decision, New York...

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INTERN in Indy Media

INTERN in Indy Media

Students interested in interning with an independent media outlet this summer should apply soon. There are limited spots available and the deadline is Monday, March 23. See the application at the bottom of our internship page.

The Indy is the ultimate megaphone

The Indy is the ultimate megaphone

Journalism alum and former intern Olivia Riggio ’19 discusses her internship experience in The Indy is the Ultimate Megaphone. “The Indy has served as a place for me to be challenged and where I have realized I’m capable of pursuing what I’m passionate about....

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From George Floyd to COP 26

From George Floyd to COP 26

Outpouring of Rage Continues Over Death of George Floyd George Floyd, a 46-year-old black father, was killed on Monday by a white Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck for over eight minutes until he suffocated. Floyd was handcuffed,...

From Primary Vote-By-Mail to Pipeline Prevention

From Primary Vote-By-Mail to Pipeline Prevention

How To File Absentee Ballot for New York Primary Medical officials urge New Yorkers to vote in the presidential primaries with an absentee ballot. The Indypendent outlines how to get one: fill out an application and cite “temporary illness” as preventing in-person...

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Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Kings Bay plowshares seven begin arguing defense in court

Inside a sterile, but lavish wood paneled courtroom in Brunswick, Ga. Monday, the Kings Bay plowshares seven, formally opened their legal argument, providing hints to what Judge Lisa Godbey Wood would allow. The government, represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Karl...

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Izzy Award Winners Announced

Izzy Award Winners Announced

Izzy Award goes to Matt Taibbi, “News Inside” and Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism. This year’s Izzy Award for outstanding achievement in independent media will be shared by journalist Matt Taibbi, the publication “News Inside” and Puerto Rico’s...

INTERN in Indy Media

INTERN in Indy Media

Students interested in interning with an independent media outlet this summer should apply soon. There are limited spots available and the deadline is Monday, March 23. See the application at the bottom of our internship page.