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As Trump’s Impeachment Looms, The Resistance Finally Hits Its Stride

In the wake of the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, the resistance has changed: it’s found its groove. Comey was fired by President Donald Trump on Tuesday, several days after Comey reportedly asked the Justice Department for more funding [...]

May 13, 2017 Opinion
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NYC Resistance Roundup: April 14

Rise and Resist Storms Trump Tower Members of grassroots activist group Rise and Resist staged a protest and sit-in at Trump Tower on April 13  in support of refugees and immigrants and to denounce the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant policies. Participants unfurled banners [...]

April 14, 2017 Grassroots, News
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New York Gears Up For Tax March

New York activists are expected to flood the streets of Manhattan on Saturday to demand President Trump release his tax returns. The NYC Tax March is one of a series of demonstrations scheduled for April 15 – US National Tax [...]

April 11, 2017 Grassroots, News
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Pro- and Anti-Trump Protesters Face Off At Trump Tower

A pro-Donald Trump rally clashed with  anti-Trump protesters in New York this weekend amid rumors that President Donald Trump would be returning to New York. Trump was a no-show, but that didn’t stop the March 4 Trump rally that gathered [...]

March 7, 2017 Human Rights, LGBTQ, News
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New York LGBTQ Community Holds Dance Party Protest At Trump Tower

Activists held a queer and transgender dance party in New York this weekend to protest the anti-LGBTQ policies of President Donald Trump. The protest took place on Fifth Avenue beneath Trump Tower. Organizers say the protest was inspired by the [...]

February 27, 2017 LGBTQ, News
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What I Learned At A Pro-Trump Rally

I got wind of a pro-Trump rally happening in front of Trump Tower on Sunday afternoon. I wasn’t sure what to expect. Coming from central Pennsylvania and working years in retail, I know pro-Trump types very well and am not afraid [...]

February 6, 2017 Opinion