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NY People: Peter Chinman, Park Poet

Peter Chinman, 29, has been writing poems for a living for about two years and a half. Almost every afternoon he can be found in Washington Square Park.

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NY People: Tattoo Artist, Kati Vaughn

Three Kings tattoo artist, Kati Vaugh, gives us a look at her artistic process while offering insight into the world of tattooing as she knows it.

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NJ People: Rich Catanio, locksmith

Rich Catanio, is a locksmith and owner of Catanio Lock Company in Jersey City.

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NY People: Lauren Berodt-Ramirez, Mouse Ceramic Studio

Mouse Ceramic Studio, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

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Protestors hit the streets to fight Trump

Trump came to the city to address the United Nations and tell world leaders to reject “globlism” and adopt his “America First” style of governing. But for the protestors, his style is just not working.

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As the ban on plastic bags approaches, New Yorkers are ready to see them go

Although paper bags are easier to recycle and decompose, the answer to which option is better for the environment is complex and depends on a number of other factors, such as the amount of energy necessary to produce them, the resources used, and the number of times the bag can be reused.

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Puerto Ricans rally for the island’s independence

For the activists  in the march, the route to the island’s decolonization is through independence as opposed to statehood. They also demanded the cancellation of Puerto Rico’s over $70 billion national debt. 

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An interfaith gathering before the climate march

Students decided to skip class to make a clear statement about climate change. They  felt the responsibility of fighting for the world that would be passed onto future generations

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Parents and children bond at climate march

“This is the most pressing issue of our time and it’s gonna affect our kids more than it affects us, so we thought we absolutely had to be here, “said Marisa Wolfson, an Upper West Side, mom of two. 

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Chinese students studying here weigh in on Hong Kong protests

Observing carefully the conflict between China and Hong Kong, is Taiwan. Just like Hong Kong, Taiwan is not considered to be an independent sovereignty by mainland China.