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A Summer Evening in New York

This has been in New York, as in many other cities around the world, a punishing summer. On one of the first nights the weather gave […]

New York, The WIP Talk

Geotherapy: Artist Mara Haseltine’s Blueprints to Save the Planet

by Nora Maccoby – USA – “The question for me has always been: How can I help the world?” Mara Haseltine smiles – her large aquatic […]

Animals & Environment, Arts & Culture, Climate Change, Feature Articles, New York City, Science & Technology, United States, Water

Stripping Burlesque of Whiteness: Brown Girls Burlesque Take Center Stage

by Mandy Van Deven – India – Known for its bawdy sexual humor, over-the-top characters, and underlying social criticism, Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales set the […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, New York, Racism, Theater & Dance, United States, Women's Empowerment

Consciousness & Environmentalism: New York City Buddhists Go Back to the Sack

by Emily Rose Herzlin – USA – On July 1st, the top post on the ID Project’s Blog proclaimed: No More Plastic Bags Y’all! We are […]

Animals & Environment, New York, New York City, Religion

To New York’s Theatre Company CollaborationTown, “Life is a Collage”

by Emily Rose Herzlin – USA – “Theatre is ephemeral,” proclaims Geoffrey Decas as he waxes philosophic and waters the plants on his terrace in Greenpoint, […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, New York City

Eliot Spitzer or the Subprime CEOs – Which Crime Should Really Call Up Outrage?

by Nomi Prins – USA – The Starbucks, sidewalk and subway comments continue to flow abundant as New Yorkers processed the country’s latest made-for-TV sex scandal. […]

Business & Economy, Feature Articles, New York, Politics & Democracy, Prostitution, United States

Creating Sustainable Cities: The Bay Area and New York City Lead the Way

by Michelle Chen – USA – Angela Greene has a tough job: she and her workcrew scale the rooftops of Richmond, California to run wires, lay […]

Activism, Animals & Environment, Business & Economy, Energy, Feature Articles, New York City, San Francisco, Science & Technology, Technology

John & Yoko: A New York Love Story

by Hayward Hawks Marcus – USA – For years, many people have painted Yoko Ono as the cold and controlling monster who broke up the Beatles, […]

Arts & Culture, Books, Feature Articles, New York, Photography

Broadway Corporations like Disney Make Millions as Stagehands Strike to Save Homes, Jobs

by Nancy Van Ness – USA – I cross 42nd Street and walk up Times Square. It is a cold, windy, rainy day but I had […]

Arts & Culture, Corporations, Feature Articles, Media, New York City, Strikes & Boycotts, Theater & Dance, United States

Political Education: Opponents of the Khalil Gibran International Academy Claim It Will Teach Terrorism

by Michelle Chen – USA – April 30, 2008 – Now that the media is again abuzz with debate over Debbie Almontaser, the Khalil Gibran International […]

Feature Articles, Immigration, Islam, New York City, Politics & Democracy, Teaching & Learning, United States

Guerrilla Girls: Protesting the Art World With a Primate Punch—Part II

by Hayward Hawks Marcus – USA – So, after just a little investigation, it seems it’s still mostly a white-man’s art world. Ever the optimist, I […]

Activism, Artists, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, New York City, Social Change, The World, United States

Guerrilla Girls: Protesting the Art World With a Primate Punch—Part I

by Hayward Hawks Marcus – USA – Who could have predicted that I would one day interview artist Frida Kahlo? Not via Ouija board, mind you, […]

Activism, Artists, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Gender Discrimination, Gender Equality, New York City, The World, United States