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Nolita church and business targeted by pro-choice activists

The goal was to stop Tommy Tours from working with the Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Nolita, a church that holds a monthly “witness for life” mass followed by a march to a nearby Planned Parenthood where they sing and pray against abortion.

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Pro-choice activists aim to shut down church’s tour business

NYC Abortion Rights, a grassroots coalition which defends reproductive rights, claims that ever month over 200 church members heckle patients entering a nearby Planned Parenthood, located at 26 Bleecker Street.

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The Bronx struggles with healthcare ranking

For the past 10 years, Bronx county has been ranked last out of all the New York counties in terms of health. They are ranked at 62, while its neighbor Manhattan is ranked at 5 and Queens 8.

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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. 

Politics

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]