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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...

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....

Undocumented Immigrants From Europe Anxiously Brace For Life Under Trump

Undocumented Immigrants From Europe Anxiously Brace For Life Under Trump

(Getty) Immigration was overwhelmingly deemed the "most important issue facing the country" by those who voted for Donald Trump, according to exit polls conducted by CNN. This should come as no surprise, as Trump dedicated much...

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...

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...

Trump Thanks Black Voters For... Not Votingvideo

Trump Thanks Black Voters For... Not Voting

(Getty Images) At a rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania on Thursday night, President-elect Donald Trump thanked "the African American community"—not for voting for him, but instead for not voting at all. Trump reminded the crowd of giddy...

Trumpkins Are Going To Court To Stop The Recounts Even Though Trump Won Bigly, Right?

Trumpkins Are Going To Court To Stop The Recounts Even Though Trump Won Bigly, Right?

(Getty) Though Donald Trump won the Electoral College in a self-proclaimed landslide—and would have won even more tremendously, had it not been for all that pesky voter fraud that didn't happen—his surrogates appear to be going...

Even The Internet Archive Is Moving To Canada Because Of Trump

Even The Internet Archive Is Moving To Canada Because Of Trump

(Marina Bartel / istockphoto) This reads like an Onion article, but: a digital library that archives billions of web pages is seeking donations to back up the entire Internet in Canada, citing censorship and surveillance fears...

Queens Councilman Receives Bigoted Death Threat For Promoting Anti-Trump March

Queens Councilman Receives Bigoted Death Threat For Promoting Anti-Trump March

Jimmy Van Bramer (City Council's Flickr). Queens Councilman and Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer received a death threat this week, while promoting a march on Trump Tower planned for Saturday afternoon. The threat, which his office...

Is NY Prepared To Protect Abortion And Contraception Access Under President Trump?

Is NY Prepared To Protect Abortion And Contraception Access Under President Trump?

(via Dave Bledsoe's Flickr) In 1970, three years before the Supreme Court affirmed a woman's right to abortion in Roe v. Wade, New York amended its Penal Code to legalize most abortions. In doing so, it...

My Still-Evolving Turner Doomsday Email Sign-Off video

My Still-Evolving Turner Doomsday Email Sign-Off

Ever since last Tuesday happened it has become impossible to think or talk or nightmare-dream about anything outside of the election results. On November 9th, without much thought, I started signing emails with: "everything is awful."...

Photos: Anti-Trump 'Love Rally' Fills Washington Square Park

Photos: Anti-Trump 'Love Rally' Fills Washington Square Parkgallery

Several hundred people came to show solidarity and love for the targets of Trump's hate speech.

People Are Donning Safety Pins To Show Solidarity With Minority Groups In Trump's America

People Are Donning Safety Pins To Show Solidarity With Minority Groups In Trump's America

(Vladimir Arndt/istockphoto) After the United Kingdom voted to exit the European Union in June—a move largely motivated by nationalist, anti-immigrant sentiment—people who disagreed with the so-called Brexit began wearing safety pins to show solidarity—that they were...

Muslim Woman Says She Was Told To 'Take That Disgusting Piece Of Cloth Off' Her Head On Queens Bus

Muslim Woman Says She Was Told To 'Take That Disgusting Piece Of Cloth Off' Her Head On Queens Bus

Nizam (Facebook). Fariha Nizam, a 19-year-old college student from Bellerose, Queens, was taking the Q43 bus en route to her Manhattan internship on Thursday morning when she says a white, middle-aged couple approached her, yelling that...

NYU Muslim Prayer Room Vandalized With Pro-Trump Graffiti

NYU Muslim Prayer Room Vandalized With Pro-Trump Graffiti

via NYU Muslim Student Association facebook Following Donald Trump's astonishing win in Tuesday's Presidential election, outbursts of racist vandalism have been reported at a Minnesota high school, a Philadelphia storefront, and a softball dugout in Wellsville...

Trump's 100 Day Plan Includes Suing All The Women Who Accused Him Of Sexual Assault

Trump's 100 Day Plan Includes Suing All The Women Who Accused Him Of Sexual Assault

(Getty Images) Donald Trump traveled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania—the bloodiest site of the Civil War and, in Trump's words, "hallowed ground where so many lives were given in service to freedom"—to lay out a vision for his...

16 Handles Used Trump's Sexual Assault Lingo To Sell Fro-Yo. Sad!

16 Handles Used Trump's Sexual Assault Lingo To Sell Fro-Yo. Sad!

(via Twitter) In the mescaline overdose at a New Jersey Six Flags that is this election, the one brief respite we've been afforded are the jokes and memes that, for one blessed moment, help us forget...

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