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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | Hundreds traveled from around the country to rally outside of the Supreme Court in Washington DC, yesterday. Seven hundred people traveled from New York State —13 buses full of people from Buffalo to Long Island— with the New York Immigration Coalition to support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Dreamers as the […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | As the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) Project begins its process through the City Council, there continues to be some community pushback, including a petition signed by over 1,800 local NYCHA tenants who oppose the current flood protection plan at East River Park. A group called NYCHA Speaks is behind the […]

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Voters will be heading to the polls on Tuesday, Nov. 5. Don’t be surprised when you get to your polling machine — here’s all you need to know before you go: When and where to vote: Vote from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you want to get it out of the way, early voting […]

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BY MILO HESS AND ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | Almost 200 people marched from Union Square to Trump Tower calling for the removal of President Donald Trump. The procession to 725 Fifth Ave. was part of a protest organized by Refuse Fascism, anti-Trump anti Mike Pence group formed in December 2016. “We need a coalition — Christians, Muslims, […]

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BY ALEJANDRA O’CONNELL-DOMENECH | A new series of anti-Trump protests are set to start in the city this Saturday, Oct. 19.  Dr. Cornel West and Carl Dix, a founding organizer of Refuse Fascism and representative of the Revolutionary Communist Party, will lead the first of five protests set to take place every Saturday until Nov. 16. […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | Chelsea public housing residents protested this spring after the mayor proposed a plan that would let private developers build on public land as a way to raise needed funds for the NYCHA developments. Now, before the plan goes any further, elected officials have announced a working group that will include local […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | A rally to protest the Trump administration’s attacks on immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers took place in Battery Park on Saturday as visitors to Ellis Island queued outside of Castle Clinton. Advocates with The New York Immigration Coalition addressed how the Trump administration has been separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border. The rally’s […]

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By Shaye Weaver | Twelve Democrats vying for the presidency return to the debate stage on Tuesday night, and as they do, hundreds of New Yorkers will take to bars to watch them flourish or flub. One watch party at RPM Underground is making a game of it — caucus style. For each of the candidates, there […]

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BY TEQUILA MINSKY | Hundreds from the tri-state area took to the streets , joining similar marches nationwide, to make a demand on elected representatives. The message was singular, the chants focused: “Impeach Now!” Supporters of more than four organizations — including By the People, March for Truth, Rise and Resist and Women’s March — […]

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BY GABE HERMAN | A large stretch of the West Side Highway is getting a lower speed limit as part of an effort to improve traffic safety under the Vision Zero program, officials announced on Oct. 10. Starting Oct. 12, the speed limit will drop from 35 mph to 30 mph from Battery Place up […]

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