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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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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.

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Youth raise their voices against climate change

 With the majority of the crowd in their teens, the calls to action that echoed through the streets were more so pleas to an older generation in hopes of creating a better future.

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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.”