The BQ Brew http://www.bqbrew.com Based in Queens and Brooklyn, NYC Mon, 20 Apr 2015 22:30:00 +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 Racist Posts on NY Cop Blog Raise Ire at Time of Tensionhttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/20/racist-posts-on-ny-cop-blog-raise-ire-at-time-of-tension/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/20/racist-posts-on-ny-cop-blog-raise-ire-at-time-of-tension/#comments Mon, 20 Apr 2015 04:23:58 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=268479 Racist Posts on NY Cop Blog Raise Ire at Time of Tension

Thee Rant, a blog hosting posts from former and current New York City officers, reinforces the worst kinds of stereotypes.

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For Upstate NY: Wine or Fracking?http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/18/for-upstate-ny-wine-or-fracking/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/18/for-upstate-ny-wine-or-fracking/#comments Sat, 18 Apr 2015 09:58:41 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=254918 For Upstate NY: Wine or Fracking?

Developers want to warehouse fracked gas in the heart of New York's wine country.

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Fight for $15: On Worldwide Day of Action, Workers Demand Livable Wageshttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/16/fight-for-15-on-worldwide-day-of-action-workers-demand-livable-wages/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/16/fight-for-15-on-worldwide-day-of-action-workers-demand-livable-wages/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 00:57:46 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=258577 Fight for $15: On Worldwide Day of Action, Workers Demand Livable Wages

Fight for $15—the movement calling for livable wages and union rights for low-income workers—launched a worldwide day of action on Wednesday, April 15th.

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Report: US Taxpayers Bear ‘Hidden Cost’ of Poverty Wageshttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/15/report-us-taxpayers-bear-hidden-cost-of-poverty-wages/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/15/report-us-taxpayers-bear-hidden-cost-of-poverty-wages/#comments Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:28:56 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=253608 Report: US Taxpayers Bear ‘Hidden Cost’ of Poverty Wages

Low-wage workers comprise more than 70 percent of individuals enrolled in federal and state-run poverty assistance programs

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The Homeless Are Still With Us, and They Still Have A Heartbeathttp://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/02/the-homeless-are-still-with-us-and-they-still-have-a-heartbeat/ http://www.bqbrew.com/2015/04/02/the-homeless-are-still-with-us-and-they-still-have-a-heartbeat/#comments Thu, 02 Apr 2015 14:33:37 +0000 http://www.bqbrew.com/?p=215225 The Homeless Are Still With Us, and They Still Have A Heartbeat

The campaign, with the hashtag #HumansForHumans, seeks to "change the conversation" about the homeless

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