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Nick Pinto

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Past articles by Nicholas:

Medical Expert: Federal Jail Intentionally Destroying Medical Records and Hiding Extent of Coronavirus Behind Bars

“Several current practices in MDC actually promote a more rapid spread of COVID-19 inside the facility.” → Read More

Investigating the harsh realities of ‘Cops’

Early on in the documentary podcast “Running From Cops,” which debuted in April, the show cuts to audio from a YouTube clip of two young boys playing Cops. Not cops and robbers, but bad-boys-bad-boys-whatcha-gonna-do Cops. “Get down on the ground, now!” one boy bellows at his playmate in a disconcertingly accurate authoritarian tone. “Why were […] → Read More

The impossible task of covering the NYPD

Nearly five years ago, Officer Daniel Pantaleo of the New York Police Department was charged with killing a 43-year-old man named Eric Garner. Since then, Pantaleo has managed to avoid criminal prosecution. For the past two weeks, he has been on administrative trial with the NYPD. The worst punishment he faces is the loss of […] → Read More

“‘Vicious’ And ‘Brutal'” — Life Inside a Freezing Federal Prison With No Heat

Inside accounts are seeping out of a New York prison where hundreds of people have been incarcerated without heat as the city endured arctic weather. → Read More

A Member of Congress Tried to Go to an Immigration Activist’s ICE Check-in. ICE Tried to Block Her.

”It’s a way for ICE to continue doing their work in the shadows, like secret police. It’s much easier to detain someone when nobody’s watching.“ → Read More

Can ICE Legally Force Immigrants to Cheer for Donald Trump?

Next week, a court will decide whether ICE can target an immigrant just for exercising their First Amendment rights. → Read More

Trump Administration Says Deportable Immigrants Can’t Go to the Courts — Even if Their First Amendment Rights Are Violated

An activist says he was targeted for deportation because of First Amendment-protected speech. The government says he can't have a day in court. → Read More

Debora Barrios-Vasquez Took Sanctuary in a Church Because ICE Separates Families Every Day

Sanctuary was an alternative to an impossible choice: dash her American son’s dreams of working for NASA, or allow herself to be deported without him. → Read More

NYPD Disputes Gang Database Numbers — but Its Math Doesn’t Add Up

"Those same individuals once subjected to the degradation of multiple stops and frisks are now instead stigmatized as dangerous gang members.” → Read More

NYPD Says It Wasn’t an “Escort” When Police Accompanied ICE to Deport Activist Ravi Ragbir

“Your cars were present during the trip, but you don’t call that an escort?" → Read More

As ICE Targets Immigrant Rights Activists for Deportation, Suspicious Vehicles Outside Churches Stoke Surveillance Fears

ICE is entering and surveilling churches, immigrant rights activists said, after two New Sanctuary leaders were targeted by authorities for deportation. → Read More

Lawyers for Black Lives Matter Protestor Seek to Hold NYPD in Contempt for Stonewalling Release of Surveillance Video

Months after a court ordered the NYPD to turn over records of its surveillance of Black Lives Matter protesters, the lawyers seeking those records say... → Read More

NYPD Promises to Finally Follow Freedom of Information Law

The NYPD has entered into a stipulation and judicial order that commits the department to complying with requirements of New York’s Freedom of Information Law that... → Read More

Naomi Klein: Don’t Get Distracted by the Trump Show’s ‘Rolling Shock’

Naomi Klein has a lot of experience mapping the tensions between capitalism and popular democracy, from her 1999 book No Logo to 2007’s The Shock... → Read More

Fearless Girl’s Wall Street Dads Wanted Her To Be A Cow

Remember the statue of the Fearless Girl that showed up in Bowling Green on International Women’s Day, staring down the Charging Bull of Wall Street?... → Read More

A Spiteful Afternoon With NY’s Anti-Muslim Hate Brigades

It was pelting rain on East 42nd Street outside the City University of New York’s headquarters on Thursday afternoon, but that didn’t keep several hundred... → Read More

Report: Rikers Still Full Of New Yorkers Who Can’t Afford Bail

The jails on Rikers Island remain largely filled with people who have yet to be tried, and those prisoners remain overwhelmingly black and Hispanic and... → Read More

When Poverty Is A Crime On The Subway

The rising cost of subway fares has more repercussions for low-income New Yorkers than just transportation. → Read More

When Poverty Is A Crime On The Subway

The rising cost of subway fares has more repercussions for low-income New Yorkers than just transportation → Read More

Correction Commissioner Joe Ponte to Resign Today, Maybe, Who Knows

The rolling turmoil at the City's Department of Correction seems to be continuing, with the New York Times reporting last night that DOC Commissioner... → Read More