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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
An environmental activist who swims through sewage spills, shark habitats, and shipping lanes in order to "put our waterways squarely in the public eye" took a particularly disgusting dip on Earth Day this year: in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, known as one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States. Christopher Swain, 47, wore a...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A new documentary, premiering Friday at the Tribeca Film Festival, provides a...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
While the unnamed artists acknowledge that Snowden probably won't approve of the memorial, they hope he'll understand. (Video/Photos: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork)
Paying tribute to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, activist artists in...


As the feds plan to investigate the Eric Garner travesty "to heal the breakdown in trust," let them check out #CrimingWhileWhite - whites tell of sins safely committed under the cloak of white privilege - and #AliveWhileBlack - blacks tell the flip dark side of the story. Black - "Cops pulled me over (for) going 45 in a fast lane - speed limit was 50" to white - "My buddies wanted more oil $, so I pretended there were WMDs in Iraq & oversaw the murder of 150,000 ppl" - we are two nations.