The BQ Brew http://www.bqbrew.com Based in Queens and Brooklyn, NYC Sun, 02 Aug 2015 03:00:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://www.bqbrew.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/April-15-Logo-548f9351v1_site_icon-32x32.pngThe BQ Brewhttp://www.bqbrew.com 32 32 Analysis: Cuomo’s Trojan Horse attack on Fight for 15http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/07/21/analysis-cuomos-trojan-horse-attack-on-fight-for-15/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/07/21/analysis-cuomos-trojan-horse-attack-on-fight-for-15/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:51:23 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=544421 Analysis: Cuomo’s Trojan Horse attack on Fight for 15

The "insiders versus outsiders" game is a key element in Cuomo's divide-and-conquer strategy for breaking worker and community strength.

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Smashing All Previous Records, 2015 on Track to Be Hottest Year Yethttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/07/21/smashing-all-previous-records-2015-on-track-to-be-hottest-year-yet/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/07/21/smashing-all-previous-records-2015-on-track-to-be-hottest-year-yet/#comments Tue, 21 Jul 2015 17:59:47 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=544164 Smashing All Previous Records, 2015 on Track to Be Hottest Year Yet

...and 2016 may likely be even hotter, scientists warn     The planet Earth, with mankind's help, is leap-frogging into sweltering new territory. With the monthly update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) out Monday, three of the world's official climate reporting agencies agree that June 2015 was the hottest on record, and that this year is shaping

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421-a Program’s Unaffordable “Affordability”http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/05/18/nyc-cant-afford-421a-tax-giveaway/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/05/18/nyc-cant-afford-421a-tax-giveaway/#comments Mon, 18 May 2015 23:11:59 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=357532 421-a Program’s Unaffordable “Affordability”

The tax giveaway costs New Yorkers $1.1 billion a year... but the few apartments built through the program aren't really that affordable.

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What’s Brewing? This Week’s Must Read Link Rounduphttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/05/11/whats-brewing-this-weeks-must-read-link-roundup-7/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/05/11/whats-brewing-this-weeks-must-read-link-roundup-7/#comments Mon, 11 May 2015 15:00:17 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=333027 What’s Brewing? This Week’s Must Read Link Roundup

Via City Limits, New York City Housing tenants continue to lack a voice to speak up for their needs. One of the many issues is lack of support for existing Tenant Associations. - Mayor De Blasio is making a $70M commitment toward universal broadband in New York City. According to TechCrunch, part of that money will be used to provide

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NYC Mayor Aims for 90% Reduction in Trash by 2030http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/22/zero-waste-shoots-for-90-reduction-in-trash-by-2030/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/22/zero-waste-shoots-for-90-reduction-in-trash-by-2030/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:47:04 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=276911 NYC Mayor Aims for 90% Reduction in Trash by 2030

The ambitious goal was announced on Earth Day, as part of de Blasio's OneNYC. Plan will focus on increasing resiliency and reducing poverty.

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