Wealthy developers cash in as cost of Buffalo tax break rises to $66.9 million

Wealthy developers cash in as cost of Buffalo tax break rises to $66.9 million Tax break for mixed-use development has been abused to force property owners and renters to pay taxes for luxury lofts Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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“Green” businessman is Buffalo area’s top Trump 2020 donor

“Green” businessman is Buffalo area’s top Trump 2020 donor Jon Williams is hailed as a green energy hero, but he is not the environmental champion his public image portrays Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Buffalo Banks Are Financing the Climate Crisis

Buffalo Banks Are Financing the Climate Crisis Buffalo’s biggest banks are lending hundreds of millions to fossil fuel companies and funding a lobbying effort against climate action in New York. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Photos: Major intersection blocked by Extinction Rebellion Buffalo

Photos: Major intersection blocked by Extinction Rebellion Buffalo Direct Action to Raise Awareness of the Climate Crisis and the Sixth Great Extinction Caption: Protester chanting, “Whose streets, our streets,” in front of vehicle. Extinction Rebellion Buffalo blocked intersection Buffalo’s Elmwood Village shopping district. photo: Langelle By… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Wealthy Cuomo donors are poised to profit from New York State cannabis legalization

Wealthy Cuomo donors are poised to profit from New York State cannabis legalization Andrew Cuomo promised to empower poor communities – but who will reap the financial benefits of cannabis legalization? Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Gentrification and Displacements = Land Grabs

Gentrification and Displacements = Land Grabs Buffalo, NY’s Anti-Gentrification Summit: land grabs & climate change connections Post and photo by Orin Langelle See original post at Photolangelle.org On 17 November 2018, the OUR CITY coalition presented the Second Annual Anti-Gentrification Summit and said it… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Nick Sinatra just got a major state development deal, owes hundreds of thousands in property taxes (again)

Nick Sinatra just got a major state development deal, owes hundreds of thousands in property taxes (again) We exposed Nick Sinatra’s $1.2 million in back taxes earlier this year. The developer just got millions of dollars in subsidies to build in Canalside, even though he’s behind on his taxes again. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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Buffalo’s Immigrant Detention Profiteers

Buffalo’s Immigrant Detention Profiteers Several prominent Buffalo real estate developers have been quietly bringing in millions of dollars from leases to the agencies executing Trump’s brutal policies at the border. Read More → Eyes on the Ties

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