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Chinatown residents begin a hunger strike to fight for their homes
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Chinatown residents begin a hunger strike to fight for their homes

Two weeks ago, the Department of Housing and Preservation issued a vacate order for the 75 people living at 85 Bowery.

Bushwick’s Dispossessed Latino Community
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Bushwick’s Dispossessed Latino Community

Members of Make The Road NY sing songs, share meals, and learn about their rights. Above is Angel Vera, of Make The Road NY. Photo by Neil Giardino. It seems fitting that a teenage political activist in Ecuador would one day work with a social justice organization in the largest Hispanic city in the US. Gladys Puglla has been a […]

El Taller Latino-Americano faces eviction
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El Taller Latino-Americano faces eviction

With rising rents, the cultural center is about to be driven out of the area.

Chinatown shop owner fights landlord, wins
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Chinatown shop owner fights landlord, wins

Mei Rong Song, who lives two blocks from the flower shop she runs in Chinatown, fought a $9,000 rent increase and won.