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Activists Around The World Protest State-Sanctioned Murder of More Than 3,000 People Who Use Drugs In The Philippines

Alberto. Cesar. Reynaldo. Felix. Marvin. Benjamin. Noel. Christopher. Unidentified Filipino male. Yesterday, dozens of activists gathered in front of the Philippines Consulate in NY to protest the recent brutal murders of people suspected...Show More Summary

Breaking Up With New York

We've done it. We've decided to leave New York. Of course, next we went through the denial-bargaining-anger-grief phases. And as with all breakups, we needed separation to gain clarity. Now we have emerged, a bit shaken, but in one piece. Show More Summary

Robert De Niro Wants Everyone To Vote For Hillary Clinton

The American Red Cross NY held it Heroes Among Us Gala on October 5th, at the American Museum Of Natural History, honoring Robert DeNiro, Tribeca Film co-founder Jane Rosenthal, + others. Spotted: -- Robert De Niro asking the crowd,Show More Summary

On The Culture Front: Life And Times, The Encounter, Christine And More

What would it be like if we could actually experience what our partners are feeling? That is the question that drives the inventively conceived if thinly realized concept play "Empathitrax" by Ana Nogueira. The first fifteen-minutesShow More Summary

A Hispanic Powerhouse: The Latino Contributions to New York

For a long time now, economists and academics have supported the idea that immigration generates undeniable economic benefits: immigrants increase the labor force complementing the native-born population; they create jobs by establishing...Show More Summary

Black Man’s Letter To His Passive-Aggressive White Neighbors Is A Must-Read

There are few things worse than dealing with complaining and passive-aggressive roommates and neighbors. When there’s an issue, reasonable adults calmly and respectfully address their issues directly — but not Richard Scott Brookshire’s...Show More Summary

Holiday Inn: Come In, Stay A While

You might be confused to hear the words "new musical next to Irving Berlin's name, but that's what Holiday Inn boasts. This isn't your expected, routine revival. The show, co-written and directed by Gordon Greenberg, reimagines the classic...Show More Summary

They're pouring in for ComicCon

It's that time of year again, New York Comic Con has taken over New York City. From Thursday through Sunday, all of your favorite comic, tv and movie characters can be seen roaming the streets of Manhattan. Last year, 160,000 people showed up for the event. Show More Summary

The World Of Hate Railroaded

For those of us who are literally starving for stories about people who actually voluntarily help instead of insult people, here's a really heartwarming one. On November 1st, one week before the election, a four panel mural of words by four artists dedicated to connecting their cultures to others, led by Mr. Show More Summary

Expecting a Baby? Know Your Workplace Rights

By Nina Martinez, Skadden Fellow, New York Legal Assistance Group The election season has generated a good deal of conversation around women's rights at work, from the gender pay gap, to the dearth of women in leadership positions, to incidents of sexual harassment. Show More Summary

On the Culture Front: An Italian Culinary Staycation

Sometimes the idea of travel is exhausting. I thought about this as I was embarking on a staycation this summer. Relais & Chateaux has become shorthand for quality when traveling abroad, but I was surprised to learn that they have a few members in the city including one of my favorite restaurants, Del Posto. Show More Summary

Steven Blush's Guide to Being The Underdog

"I think if there's a commonality in my books... it is cheering for the underdog," Steven Blush told me. "It is not a good business model to choose people who are not famous, but I've always been this way." We're glad he's that way. Because...Show More Summary

Thrive More

ThriveNYC, the groundbreaking mental health campaign launched by New York City's First Lady Chirlane McCray, is quite a remarkable approach to the endemic mental health problems of American cities. In relatively short order, it has advanced making mental health both an approachable subject and a practical mission. Show More Summary

Ava DuVernay's The 13th: New York Film Festival Opening

This year the New York Film Festival opened with a documentary! Capturing a distinct Zeitgeist moment, in The 13th, Ava DuVernay limns a history of racism in America from the time of the 13th Amendment to the present through the filter of prisons and policies of mass incarceration, seen as the equivalent or updated version of slavery. Show More Summary

Swap The Biz: Adding Philanthropy to Business Networking

If ever there were a more perfect match between philanthropy and business networking, I have not seen it. Swap The Biz is a high-end, red-carpet, business-networking organization that focuses on connecting you socially. They have rewritten the book on networking in general. Show More Summary

Expressing Grief for a Living: Taryn Simon's "An Occupation of Loss" Closes at NYC's Park Avenue Armory

"An Occupation of Loss," the highly acclaimed performance piece by multi-disciplinary artist Taryn Simon, featuring professional mourners from around the world, closed on Sunday after a sold-out, two-week run at Park Avenue Armory in New York City. Show More Summary

On 40th Year Anniversary, PPNYC Stands with RJ Organizations to Call for End of Hyde Amendment

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, which denies abortion care for individuals who rely on Medicaid for their health care coverage. The law particularly harms low-income women and women of color, who are disproportionately...Show More Summary

Alan Kasujja speaks of the Other Alan, Alan Kurdi at the Mashable Social Good Summit

On September 18, Alan Kasujja of BBC News, gathered with United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi and President and CEO of Save the Children, Carolyn Miles to discuss the refugee crisis at the annual Mashable Social...Show More Summary

America's Future Lies In A New York State Of Mind

While the rest of the country has spent months getting to know these two candidates from New York, we've been scratching our chin, surmising how well Trump and Clinton will stack up. We're like a bunch of old geezers chessing it out in the park by Gracie Mansion. Show More Summary

Tony Cointreau Writes About A Gift of Love and Talks About Lessons Learned From Mother Teresa At Michael's

Michael's is the famous and popular lunch hangout for the high profile entertainment crowd, but on the evening of September 20th it opened its doors for another kind of special event. Tony Cointreau, who is the heir to the CointreauShow More Summary

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