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Racism rises against NYC’s Asian residents as coronavirus virus spreads

Thirteen  infections have been reported in the US.

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Despite the controversies, some women won’t let go of Victoria’s Secret

A report in the New York Times last Saturday described how in the past Victoria’s Secret top male executives fostered a culture of misogyny, bullying and harassment, for example making advances on models and punishing them for refusing.

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Pro-Choice activists protest cathedral that holds “anti-abortion mass”

The first Saturday of every month, the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral holds a Witness for Life mass that is followed by a procession to the clinic.

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Activist rally to ban poisonous pesticides in New York City Parks

 If the bill, which has been pending since April,  is successfully passed, city agencies must move to use biological pesticides, which are known to be less toxic and more effective than synthetic pesticides. 

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Aging in NYC

According to the city’s Department for the Aging, the number of seniors is projected to increase to 1.84 million by 2030, which means every 1 in 5 NewYorkers would be age 65 and above.

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Living in the city of dreams means some adults must seek roommates

The trend of older renters or homeowners sharing their homes with younger adults has caught on.

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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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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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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.