We Want Clean Air!

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“We want clean air!” was one of the many cries heard in midtown Manhattan at lunch hour today, outside the offices of Senator Charles Schumer. The hour-long event, co-sponsored by Food and Water Watch was a rally to “urge Schumer to resist Trump’s anti-environmental agenda.” (FB link and full sponsor list HERE) I arrived to see a […]

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No Ban! No Wall!

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March and Rally: We Will End the Refugee and Muslim Ban! Last Sunday in Battery Park, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, New Yorkers came together to support their immigrant population. On Friday evening, Pres. Trump had signed the executive order banning immigration from seven Muslim-majority countries for 120 days, and on refugees […]

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Stand Up Fight Back

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And so it begins. Today President Trump began his a crackdown on illegal immigration, ordered the construction of a wall on the Mexican border to begin, and announced plans for additional actions cutting back on legal immigration that included barring Syrian refugees. (See New York Times story HERE.) The response in New York City (and […]

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