The BQ Brew http://www.bqbrew.com Based in Queens and Brooklyn, NYC Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:45:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://www.bqbrew.com http://www.bqbrew.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/April-15-Logo-548f9351v1_site_icon-32x32.pngThe BQ Brew 32 32 What’s Brewing? This Week’s Must Read Link Rounduphttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/22/whats-brewing-this-weeks-must-read-link-roundup-5/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/22/whats-brewing-this-weeks-must-read-link-roundup-5/#comments Sun, 22 Mar 2015 14:00:47 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=181111 What’s Brewing? This Week’s Must Read Link Roundup

MTA fare and toll hikes go into effect today. NYC subway and bus riders will now have to pay $2.75 per ride, while Long Island Rail Road and Metro-North commuters will see about a 4.25% increase in their fares. You can get a complete breakdown of toll and fare hikes on the MTA's website. - Mayor Bill de Blasio signed

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New Yorkers to Rally for Public Education on March 28http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/20/new-yorkers-to-rally-for-public-education-on-march-28/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/20/new-yorkers-to-rally-for-public-education-on-march-28/#comments Sat, 21 Mar 2015 02:33:34 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=177490 New Yorkers to Rally for Public Education on March 28

Fed up with underfunded schools, overtested kids and overworked/underpaid teachers, New Yorkers are taking to the street to defend public education and challenge Governor Andrew Cuomo's corporate agenda for the state's schools.

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What’s Brewing? This Week’s Must Read Link Rounduphttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/16/whats-brewing-this-weeks-must-read-link-roundup-4/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/16/whats-brewing-this-weeks-must-read-link-roundup-4/#comments Mon, 16 Mar 2015 11:00:17 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=162328 What’s Brewing? This Week’s Must Read Link Roundup

According to the Gotham Gazette, New York State Assembly Democrats have been championing the De Blasio Agenda in their state budget proposal. The budget includes increases to the city's education budget without the "reforms" that Governor Cuomo recently demanded. At the Diane Ravitch blog, she features a Juan Gonzales discussion about the connection between corporate profits, "corporate reform" and charter

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Just the Facts: What’s So Good About Co-ops?http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/15/whats-so-good-about-co-ops-co-operatives/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/15/whats-so-good-about-co-ops-co-operatives/#comments Sun, 15 Mar 2015 18:23:06 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=161824 Just the Facts: What’s So Good About Co-ops?

  This infographic is excerpted from How Cooperatives Are Driving the New Economy, the Spring 2013 issue of YES! Magazine. Interested? The Cooperative Way to a Stronger Economy Co-ops—just like people—can get more done together than anyone can do alone. They come in many forms, and are more common than you might imagine. The Economy: Under New Ownership How cooperatives

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Lobbyist Had Undisclosed Role In Cuomo Financial Crisis Investigationhttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/13/lobbyist-had-undisclosed-role-in-cuomo-financial-crisis-investigation/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/03/13/lobbyist-had-undisclosed-role-in-cuomo-financial-crisis-investigation/#comments Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:02:05 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=156259 Lobbyist Had Undisclosed Role In Cuomo Financial Crisis Investigation

The emails contradict Glaser’s previous account of his involvement in Cuomo’s investigations.

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