Post Tagged with: "Protest"

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Scabby the inflatable rat is a fixture at Muji on the Bowery

In addition to lower wages, grievances also include little too “no safety regulation on job sites” and “no insurance for laborers,” which was listed on a flyer taped to the belly of Scabby who sat poised in the bed of pickup truck parked on the street in front of Muji. 

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Activists push Democratic leadership on Green New Deal

Protesters block the entrances to Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s Midtown Manhattan office. They  want to make a statement about their commitment to getting the Green New Deal passed. Photo by Emma Bolton. Environmental activists are still pressuring lawmakers to embrace the Green New Deal, despite that it has already been voted down in the Senate. While Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer […]

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MDC activists continue to protest inhumane conditions at the jail

A protester holding a sign in front of prison guards at the front of the Metropolitan Detention Center on February 3, 2019. By Opheli García Lawler.   Metropolitan Detention Center is in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It’s right next to the East River, and when it is cold in the city, this area is even colder. But it that hasn’t stopped […]

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Queens protesters say “no” to Amazon

Queens residents protest Amazon HQ2, a planned new corporate headquarters in Long Island City. Photo by Julia Lee About a hundred Queens residents stood near the proposed location of Amazon’s new headquarters in Long Island City in the pouring rain yesterday and chanted, “Hey hey, ho ho, Amazon has got to go” as they protested multiple aspects of the company’s […]

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Protestors Strike Amazon Bookstores

NYC residents marched through the Amazon Bookstore on 34th Street Nov. 26 to protest Amazon’s decision to move one of its new headquarters to Long Island City in Queens.

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Rage Brought Women Together at Washington Square Park

Hoffenberg said that a year ago, she never would have guessed that she’d be on the ground organizing against a Supreme Court nominee like Kavanaugh

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Protesters stand in solidarity against Kavanaugh confirmation

“I am energized.”

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Protesters mourn Kavanagh confirmation in Washington Square Park

Voting is the only answer, they said.

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Protesters march for Botham Shem Jean and against racism

Off duty police officer, Amber Guyger, 26,  shot  Jean on Sept. 6th. The killing has sparked protests nationwide.

Protesters wants bank to stop funding immigration detention centers
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Protesters wants bank to stop funding immigration detention centers

Guatemalan toddler Mariee Juarez died in a mention center funded by JP Morgan,