New York City

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
An estimated 400,000 people flooded the streets of New York City on Sunday for the historic People's Climate March , billed as the largest demonstration of its kind in history, organized by more than 1,500 organizations including indigenous, faith, labor, environmental justice, social justice, youth, and climate activism groups. The march was at...
Sarah Lazare
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Nadia Prupis, staff writer
A federal judge on Friday approved New York City's $41 million settlement with...

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Because, really, what else would you expect, Wednesday's opening of the 9/11 Memorial Museum is already fraught with rage, grief and charges of "crass commercialism on a sacred site," or "the kitschification of experience." The $350 million museum features saved wreckage, tattered flags, soot-coated shoes and other artifacts "as banal and constant as laundry...tying grief inextricably, cannily to political ideology to show every last bit of carnage." It also features $24 tickets, a gift shop...

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