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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Private college students want to be included in free tuition debate
On the national level, the push for student loan forgiveness and free tuition revolves primarily around public state colleges and universities where it is believed the need is greatest.
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.
Apple fans again line up for the latest iPhone
While most people chose to preorder online or purchase through phone carrier partners, many Apple fanatics said the lineup is an established tradition to experience and honor.
Warren rallies in front of thousands of progressive voters
Hundreds of attendees wore Warren’s campaign t-shirts and others wore manifestos for the progressive issues they hold dear.