JUN 19, 2020 AT 5:00 AM

In this Dec. 27, 2014, file photo shows police officers turning their backs as New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the funeral of New York city police officer Rafael Ramos in Glendale, Queens…



NOV 17, 2020 AT 12:00 PM

The failure to take a U.S. Senate seat in Mississippi from President Trump’s Republican Party served up a significant loss for national and local Democrats but, at the same time, delivered important insights on how to…



OCT 01, 2020 AT 5:00 AM

Desolate areas, desolate times. (Shutterstock)

While New York and other urban cauldrons of “anarchy” are a focus of attention this election season, I decided to pay a visit to my home state of Mississippi to get…

Printed on Empire Report NY — May 29, 2020

New York needs a Democratic-led U.S. Senate. Badly.

GOP Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his Republican troops will do nothing to protect blue states, like New York, New Jersey and California, from the coronavirus and economic crises. That’s obvious.


I’m posting an opinion piece below I wrote for the New York Daily News on March 26, 2020, after the coronavirus crisis began, urging states to help New York hospitals provide care to save a growing number of New Yorkers suffering from the pandemic. Medical volunteers from across the country…

Human rights lawyer Steven Donziger has been a longtime friend of mine, so I write this piece with some hesitation. I’m tired of his ankle cuff.

Donziger has been imprisoned in his home by Chevron and its favorite New York federal judge, Lewis Kaplan, who also arranged a court deal…

Since the publication of this piece on Medium, the New York Times has removed the Chevron ad I cite below about 10 paragraphs into the article. I don’t know why the newspaper deleted the online ad. Here’s the ad deleted. …


DEC 07, 2019 | 5:00 AM

If former Mayor Mike Bloomberg wants to earn respect from people of color opposed to his stop-and-frisk racial profiling and from women offended by his misogynistic comments, he should not put money into his presidential campaign…

Chevron’s Paid Witness Who Lied to U.S. Judge Lewis Kaplan

Neeson Writes:

— An Unjust Disbarment Breaks the Fairness Rule for Not Only Donziger But Also Other Plaintiff Lawyers

— Donziger Needs a Full & Fair Opportunity to Prove His Innocence Without Chevron’s Thumb on the Scale

Charles Neeson, William F. Weld Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, is a well-known and highly-respected legal expert who served as a U.S. Supreme Court clerk and worked for the U.S. Department of Justice’ Civil Rights Division.

Below is a piece written by Neeson for the Harvard Law Journal…

For the first time since Chevron falsely accused indigenous Ecuadorians and their lawyers of bribery and fraud in a New York federal court, a NY lawyer, who judges the integrity of NYC lawyers, allowed the Ecuadorians’ lawyers to explain why one of them is not guilty of bribery and “ghostwriting”…

Karen Hinton

I work in PR & helped Ecuadorians in their oil contamination case ag Chevron. I was press secretary for Mike Espy, DNC, Andrew Cuomo & Bill de Blasio.

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