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How To Fight Trump In NYC This Week

How To Fight Trump In NYC This Week

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) This past weekend, direct action played a pivotal role in making sure that people swept up in President Trump's immigration ban weren't immediately deported. Here are some more ways this week to...

Bruce Springsteen Calls Trump's Immigration Ban 'Fundamentally Un-American'

Bruce Springsteen Calls Trump's Immigration Ban 'Fundamentally Un-American'video

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band are on the other side of the world touring in Australia this month, but that doesn't mean they've been tuning out all of the (mostly terrible) news coming out...

Photos: NYers Flood Lower Manhattan To Protest Trump's Travel Bangalleryvideo

Photos: NYers Flood Lower Manhattan To Protest Trump's Travel Ban

About 10,000 people marched to Foley Square yesterday to protest President Trump's executive order barring immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and Syrian refugees. The march kicked off with a rally in Battery Park, featuring speakers like Senators...

10,000 Rally Against Trump's Immigration Ban In Battery Parkgallery

10,000 Rally Against Trump's Immigration Ban In Battery Park

Thousands of people, including Senators Chuck Schumer and Kristen Gillibrand, have gathered in Battery Park for the second day of protests against Donald Trump's executive order barring immigration from majority-Muslim countries and Syrian refugees. You can watch...

'It Has Happened Before. It Should Not Happen Again': Anguish And Anger At JFK Airport After Trump's Immigration Bangallery

'It Has Happened Before. It Should Not Happen Again': Anguish And Anger At JFK Airport After Trump's Immigration Ban

Driving down the highway to JFK Airport on around 1 p.m. yesterday, I was surprised at how empty the streets were. There was no traffic, and we quickly found parking in a lot right in front of...

City Lawyers Defend NYPD Use Of Military-Grade Sound Cannons

City Lawyers Defend NYPD Use Of Military-Grade Sound Cannons

A portable LRAD noise cannon was used to suppress protesters on the one-year anniversary of Eric Garner's killing (Scott Heins/Gothamist) Court proceedings that could determine the fate of the NYPD's use of military-grade sound cannons, also...

Photos: Hundreds Rally In Soaking Rain To Condemn Trump's DAPL Revival gallery

Photos: Hundreds Rally In Soaking Rain To Condemn Trump's DAPL Revival

Hundreds rallied in the rain outside the barricaded doors of Trump International Hotel at Columbus Circle on Tuesday night to condemn the President's executive order reviving the Dakota Access and Keystone Pipeline projects. Marshaled by calls for...

Ways To Take Effective Action Following The Magnificent Women's March

Ways To Take Effective Action Following The Magnificent Women's March

(Getty) Hundreds of thousands of people—over 3 million, if you listen to Nate Silver—took part in Women's marches across America on Saturday. The marches were among the largest mass protests in American history, and they were...

Photos: Riding To D.C. On A Bus Full Of Trump Protesters

Photos: Riding To D.C. On A Bus Full Of Trump Protestersgallery

Gloria Mendoza and Jovan Rodriguez, both 26, sat on the shallow stone steps in Union Square Park around 12:45 a.m. on Friday, the day of Donald Trump's inauguration. Nearby, someone played "Sandstorm," the ear worm EDM track,...

Photos: Women's March On NYC Draws Over 400,000 People To Midtowngallery

Photos: Women's March On NYC Draws Over 400,000 People To Midtown

Blowing past the estimates originally expected by organizers, the Women's March on NYC drew more than 400,000 people to Midtown Manhattan in a show of solidarity for women's rights and against Donald Trump's political agenda. It was...

The NYC Women's March Has Kicked Off And Has Drawn A Huge Crowd

The NYC Women's March Has Kicked Off And Has Drawn A Huge Crowd

[Update below] While the national Women's March on Washington has drawn about 500,000 people from all 50 states down to DC, the New York City women's march is also looking at huge crowds standing in support...

Today's Street Closures & Other Details For The Women's March On NYC

Today's Street Closures & Other Details For The Women's March On NYC

This is what we do now. (Gretchen Robinette / Gothamist) Tens of thousands of people are planning to march from near the United Nations to Trump Tower today as part of the Women's March on NYC....

Michael Moore, Alec Baldwin, Robert DeNiro, Julianne Moore & Huge Crowd Turn Out For Inauguration Eve Anti-Trump Rally

Michael Moore, Alec Baldwin, Robert DeNiro, Julianne Moore & Huge Crowd Turn Out For Inauguration Eve Anti-Trump Rallygallery

Michael Moore—who warned us this Trump nightmare would happen—is one of the big names leading a protest outside of Trump International Hotel Thursday night. Moore is joined by Alec Baldwin, Cher, Mayor de Blasio, Mark Ruffalo, Rev....

Protesters Are Camping Outside Goldman Sachs HQ Wearing Swamp Monster Masks

Protesters Are Camping Outside Goldman Sachs HQ Wearing Swamp Monster Masksgallery

Staking their claim for a second consecutive night, protestors aligned with New York Communities for Change marched around Goldman Sachs headquarters in Manhattan and prepared to spend a night sleeping in the cold. The "Government Sachs" protest...

'It's Not A Bash Session': A Q&A With An Organizer Of Saturday's Not Quite Anti-Trump NYC Women's March

'It's Not A Bash Session': A Q&A With An Organizer Of Saturday's Not Quite Anti-Trump NYC Women's March

"We're standing against intolerance. It was important to demonstrate because of what we were hearing from, not just Trump, but some of the people that are going to be in the incoming cabinet."

How To Protest Trump (And Party For Good Causes) In NYC This Weekend

How To Protest Trump (And Party For Good Causes) In NYC This Weekend

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) This Friday, Donald Trump will put his hand on not one but two Bibles and swear to uphold the Constitution, and somehow will deliver a speech that lays out whatever moral vision...

Tips For Participating In The Coming NYC Trump Protests

Tips For Participating In The Coming NYC Trump Protests

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) The weekend is shaping up to be dominated, in terms of news coverage and psychic space, by the inauguration of Donald Trump as president, and a lot of people seem intent on doing something...

Alec Baldwin, Michael Moore, Mayor de Blasio & More Will Protest Trump Hotel Thursday

Alec Baldwin, Michael Moore, Mayor de Blasio & More Will Protest Trump Hotel Thursday

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) With just a few days left before the inauguration no one wants to go to, plans are in motion for mass protests in DC and New York. And while almost no celebrities, besides Riff...

Women Protest NYPD Captain's Rape Comments At Greenpoint Precinct

Women Protest NYPD Captain's Rape Comments At Greenpoint Precinct

Outside of the 94th Precinct in Greenpoint. (Joshel Melgarejo/Gothamist) Dozens of women participated in a rally in front of the 94th Precinct in Greenpoint Tuesday to denounce a precinct captain's comments that seemed to trivialize acquaintance...

Celebrities, Activists Publish Anti-Fascist, Anti-Trump Ad In NY Times

Celebrities, Activists Publish Anti-Fascist, Anti-Trump Ad In NY Times

(Getty Images) Rosie O’Donnell, Debra Messing, and a handful of celebrities and activists have joined forces with RefuseFascism.org, a Cornel West and Carl Dix-helmed group dedicated to opposing the incoming Trump Administration and calling Trump's presidency...

Cuomo Chief Of Staff Derides Anti-Trump Climate Change Protest As 'Counterproductive Sham'

Cuomo Chief Of Staff Derides Anti-Trump Climate Change Protest As 'Counterproductive Sham'

BREAKING: 20+ millennial sitting in at @NYGovCuomo's office, asking him to denounce Trump's cabinet, back clean energy #TrumpVsAllOfUs @350 pic.twitter.com/FfTqBoo1VZ— Kate Aronoff (@KateAronoff) January 4, 2017 While Governor Andrew Cuomo was announcing his intention to overhaul John...

Ways To Resist Trump In NYC This Month

Ways To Resist Trump In NYC This Month

The fight goes on. (Photo by Adam Volerich) Well, the last ditch Electoral College flipping effort went nowhere. So at the end of the month, Donald Trump will be sworn in as president at an inauguration...

A New Yorker's Guide To The Women's March On Washington

A New Yorker's Guide To The Women's March On Washington

(Scott Lynch / Gothamist) The Women's March on Washington—a massing of people marginalized throughout President-elect Donald Trump's campaign, planned for his first day in office—was a reliable conversation-starter during the holiday weekend. Over ravioli with my...

Women March On Trump Tower As Part Of Nationwide 'Women & Allies' Protest gallery

Women March On Trump Tower As Part Of Nationwide 'Women & Allies' Protest

Hundreds of women young and old marched from the Trump International Hotel and Tower at Columbus Circle to Trump Tower Monday afternoon in protest of the president-elect and his nascent administration's positions on women's rights. The march...

How To Get Involved In The Trumpsistance In December

How To Get Involved In The Trumpsistance In December

Photo by Scott Heins It's been weeks since the election of Donald Trump touched off a series of protests in New York City, and despite the fact that it's getting colder, people are still making plans...

Maspeth Residents Target De Blasio Advisor Over His Sister's 'F*ck Whiteness' Sign

Maspeth Residents Target De Blasio Advisor Over His Sister's 'F*ck Whiteness' Sign

(via Facebook) More than 50 protesters, including Maspeth, Queens residents, gathered in Greenpoint on Wednesday night to protest outside the home of Lincoln Restler, a senior advisor to Mayor Bill de Blasio. Banging on kitchen pots,...

Dozens Arrested As Dakota Access Pipleline Protest Disrupts Manhattan

Dozens Arrested As Dakota Access Pipleline Protest Disrupts Manhattan

via 350.org flickr Thousands marched through lower Manhattan Tuesday night in solidarity with environmental activists and Native Americans hoping to stop the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on the Standing Rock reservation near Cannon Ball,...

NYC High School Students Swarm Fifth Ave In Anti-Trump Marchgallery

NYC High School Students Swarm Fifth Ave In Anti-Trump March

Several hundred high school students walked out of classes, protested outside Trump Tower, and marched down Fifth Avenue in driving rain this morning in a show of outrage against President-elect Donald Trump. The students came from what...

Photos: The Many, Many Anti-Trump Protest Signs

Photos: The Many, Many Anti-Trump Protest Signsgallery

In 1937 Pablo Picasso painted "Guernica," which would become one of the most famous and powerful anti-war artworks in history. Commissioned by the Spanish Republican government, the mural was high-caliber protest art that evoked the enormous suffering...

Photos: Thousands Take To The Streets To Protest Trump's Election

Photos: Thousands Take To The Streets To Protest Trump's Electiongallery

For the fourth straight day, the streets of New York City were filled with people protesting Donald Trump's election yesterday afternoon. Chanting slogans like "Black lives matter," "Climate change is real," "My body my choice" and...

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