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Protests In NYC This Week: Rallies, Dance Parties, Radical Gardening

Protests In NYC This Week: Rallies, Dance Parties, Radical Gardening

Scott Heins / Gothamist This week, President Trump continues his nine-day, five-country trip through the Middle East, where, beguiling orbs aside, things are going about how you might expect. Here in New York, we've got a...

Protests & Rallies In NYC This Week: Town Halls, Resistance Mural-Painting, And More

Protests & Rallies In NYC This Week: Town Halls, Resistance Mural-Painting, And More

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) When Donald Trump made a brief visit to his home city on Thursday, New Yorkers were not exactly subtle in telling the president how they really felt about him. This week, our congressional representatives...

Angry Crowd Protests President Trump's Return Home: 'New York Hates You!'gallery

Angry Crowd Protests President Trump's Return Home: 'New York Hates You!'

Several hundred protesters gathered along four blocks of the West Side Highway on Thursday evening to deliver a simple message to Donald Trump on the occasion of his first presidential visit home: "New York Hates You." That...

Protesters Are Waiting For Trump Outside The Intrepid

Protesters Are Waiting For Trump Outside The Intrepidgallery

Donald Trump is paying a brief visit to New York City tonight for the first time since his inauguration, for a reception and dinner onboard the Intrepid. Protestors are now gathering near the decommissioned aircraft carrier to...

Video: Stephen Colbert Won't Apologize To Trump Over Joke That Sparked #FireColbert Campaignvideo

Video: Stephen Colbert Won't Apologize To Trump Over Joke That Sparked #FireColbert Campaign

Stephen Colbert has been pretty fearless in excoriating Trump on network television night after night, a gambit that's given him a big late night ratings lead over Jimmy Fallon. But on Monday night, an oral sex...

Protests & Rallies This Week: Trump Returns To NYC, Cinco De Mayo Fiestas, And More

Protests & Rallies This Week: Trump Returns To NYC, Cinco De Mayo Fiestas, And More

(Scott Heins / Gothamist) This year's May Day protests in NYC featured impassioned demonstrations at multiple locations throughout Manhattan that lasted well into the evening. But there's still a full week ahead, with more rallies and...

Protests, Rallies, And Anti-Fascist Book Clubs Planned In NYC This Week

Protests, Rallies, And Anti-Fascist Book Clubs Planned In NYC This Week

(Sai Moktari / Gothamist) Despite the gloomy weather, thousands came out to Central Park for Saturday's Science March, each attendee carrying a sign more nerdy than the last. Expect another large turn-out on May Day, with...

Science March Planned For Saturday, And Other Protests In NYC This Week

Science March Planned For Saturday, And Other Protests In NYC This Week

Seen at Saturday's Tax March (Scott Lynch / Gothamist) While Saturday's Tax March may not have convinced President Trump to release his returns, the post-election pressure continues with another nationwide rally coming up this weekend, this...

Tax March Planned For Saturday, And Other Protests In NYC This Week

Tax March Planned For Saturday, And Other Protests In NYC This Week

Getty Images Spring is here, finally, which means iced coffee and bike rides and so many dogs—where did they all come from, all these very good dogs? It also means that you can no longer lean...

NY Attorney General Suing Trump Administration Over Energy Efficiency

NY Attorney General Suing Trump Administration Over Energy Efficiency

via Eric Schneiderman's flickr Making good on his promises to battle President Trump on energy and environmental policy, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced Monday that he is suing the administration for violating laws that...

NYC Comptroller: Trump Tax Plan Is 'Written By Millionaires, For Millionaires'

NYC Comptroller: Trump Tax Plan Is 'Written By Millionaires, For Millionaires'

Wikipedia President Trump's promised tax code overhaul would hurt single parents in New York, hand major tax breaks to millionaires, and cost trillions of dollars in lost federal revenue over the next decade, according to a...

How Arts Advocates Are Mobilizing Against Trump's Proposed NEA Cuts

How Arts Advocates Are Mobilizing Against Trump's Proposed NEA Cuts

via Facebook The fight to protect public arts funding began in earnest on Tuesday, as over 700 arts advocates from across the country descended on Capitol Hill for the 30th annual Arts Advocacy Day. Their purpose,...

Celebrities Like Alec Baldwin, Amy Poehler, & Tina Fey Will Take Part In Facebook Live Telethon For ACLU

Celebrities Like Alec Baldwin, Amy Poehler, & Tina Fey Will Take Part In Facebook Live Telethon For ACLU

(K C Bailey) Celebrities tried and failed to prevent Donald Trump from winning the election, but that won't keep them from trying to stop him from violating Americans' Constitutional rights. On Friday, March 31st, a slew...

Secret Service Agent's Laptop Containing 'Highly Sensitive' Info Stolen In Brooklyn

Secret Service Agent's Laptop Containing 'Highly Sensitive' Info Stolen In Brooklyn

(Getty) Investigators are scrambling to find a laptop believed to contain national security information that was stolen from a Secret Service agent's car in Bath Beach, Brooklyn on Thursday. The laptop contained floor plans for Trump...

New National Security Advisor Uses Bad Seinfeld Reference To Explain Military Philosophy

New National Security Advisor Uses Bad Seinfeld Reference To Explain Military Philosophy

(Wikimedia Commons) President Donald Trump's new national security advisor, H.R. McMaster, was in his late 20s when Seinfeld came on the air, and the hit show apparently made an impression on him. The Daily Beast dug...

Photos: Thousands Denounce Trump At 'Not My President's Day' Rallygallery

Photos: Thousands Denounce Trump At 'Not My President's Day' Rally

Anti-Trump demonstrators poured into the Upper West Side Monday, filling Columbus Circle and numerous blocks of Central Park West. The "Not My President's Day" rally was the latest in a steady stream of actions against the Trump...

Ways To Resist Trump In NYC This Week

Ways To Resist Trump In NYC This Week

JFK every day, baby! (Raphael Pope-Sussman/Gothamist) Oh wow great, another week, another profile of John McCain, who's being lionized as a principled conservative opponent of President Trump despite the fact that he doesn't do anything substantive...

General Strike To Protest Trump Happening Today In Washington Square Park

General Strike To Protest Trump Happening Today In Washington Square Park

via facebook Less than 24 hours after the Day Without Immigrants labor protest drew widespread media attention, an unknown number of New Yorkers will go on strike to convey their opposition to President Trump. Today at...

EPA Staffers Are Begging Congress To Stop Scott Pruitt Today

EPA Staffers Are Begging Congress To Stop Scott Pruitt Today

Scott Pruitt at Trump Tower in December. (Getty) [UPDATE BELOW]: President Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Scott Pruitt, has spent the majority of his career fighting against the EPA, having served as an...

Ways To Protest & Resist Trump In NYC This Week

Ways To Protest & Resist Trump In NYC This Week

Gretchen Robinette/Gothamist Donald Trump has been president for almost a month, and the protests don’t seem to be slowing down at all. This past week we witnessed protesters block Betsy DeVos from entering a public school...

'They Start With The Muslims': Flatbush Community Holds Emergency Meeting On Immigrants' Rights

'They Start With The Muslims': Flatbush Community Holds Emergency Meeting On Immigrants' Rights

(Eliza Relman/Gothamist) Hundreds of central Brooklyn residents gathered at the Flatbush YMCA Wednesday night for a meeting organized by Council Member Jumaane Williams to discuss immigrants' rights, including President Trump's recent executive order temporarily banning immigrants...

Samantha Bee Celebrates CNN For Letting Jake Tapper 'Feast' On Kellyanne Conwayvideo

Samantha Bee Celebrates CNN For Letting Jake Tapper 'Feast' On Kellyanne Conway

Samantha Bee spent a solid chunk of last night's show digging into sanctuary cities, magical places where artists and LGBTQ communities seek sanctuary from their native red states, wild animals live like people, and undocumented immigrants don't...

Taxpayers Might Soon Be Paying Trump Tower Rent For The Military

Taxpayers Might Soon Be Paying Trump Tower Rent For The Military

Heavily armed NYPD officers stroll through the lobby of Trump Tower, which is supposed to be open to the public in exchange for a zoning variance. (Drew Angerer/Getty) Pressed for space and fresh out of shabby-chic...

Rogue NY Senate Democrats Face Wrath Of The Trump Resistance

Rogue NY Senate Democrats Face Wrath Of The Trump Resistance

New IDC member Jose Peralta is confronted by constituents angry at his decision to join the breakaway Democratic caucus. (David Brand/Gothamist) Members of the rogue Independent Democratic Conference in the New York State Senate are finally...

How To Take Action Against Trump This Week

How To Take Action Against Trump This Week

Protesters at a rally for LGBTQ solidarity with immigrants and Muslims affected by Trump's travel ban gathered outside Manhattan's Stonewall Inn on Saturday, February 4th (Scott Lynch/Gothamist) According to a new report in the Times, Donald...

Enormous Crowd At Brooklyn Borough Hall For 'Bodega Strike' Against Trump Immigration Ban

Enormous Crowd At Brooklyn Borough Hall For 'Bodega Strike' Against Trump Immigration Ban

(Borough President Eric Adams) An unknown number of NYC bodegas have been closed this afternoon (until 8 p.m.) as part of a protest against President Trump's executive order banning all refugees as well as immigrants from...

Catholic Priest Urges Trump Opponents To Kill Themselves

Catholic Priest Urges Trump Opponents To Kill Themselves

[UPDATE BELOW] A Roman Catholic priest in Queens has sparked outrage with a Facebook post suggesting that Trump opponents should commit suicide. After leading mass at the largely immigrant St. Benedict Joseph Labre church in Richmond...

'Delete Uber' Campaign Catches Fire

'Delete Uber' Campaign Catches Fire

(Twitter) A campaign for users of Uber to delete their accounts flooded social media this weekend, spurred by claims that the company had broken a taxi drivers' strike on Saturday and broader dissatisfaction about the firm's...

How New York's Current Abortion Law Puts Women's Lives At Risk

How New York's Current Abortion Law Puts Women's Lives At Risk

(Scott Heins / Gothamist) Erika Christensen was 30 weeks pregnant when her doctor confirmed that there was a large amount of amniotic fluid in her womb. The fluids indicated that her fetus could not swallow, and...

Video: The Ladies Of 'Broad City' Reckon With The Trumpocalypsevideo

Video: The Ladies Of 'Broad City' Reckon With The Trumpocalypse

We've got over six months to go before Broad City comes back, but today Abbi and Ilana gifted us with a little Inauguration Day treat. In the below 3-minute video, the ladies contend with the two biggest...

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