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"Activist New York" displays history of social movements

It explores the "drama of social activism" in New York City from the 17th century up to the present.

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Taxi! Taxi! Cabbies form unlikely union

If you ask a cab driver, there's a good chance he or she will tell you, "I'm a member of the National Taxi Workers Alliance."

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Dairy factory linked to animal torture

Adirondack Farms, a dairy factory in New York, has been responsible for severe animal abuse investigators learned. While they tout their products as fresh and wholesome, the practices that go on behind the scenes are anything but.

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N.Y. archbishop fights child abuse legislation

In a meeting with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Democrat, Cardinal Timothy Dolan stressed that he was resolutely opposed to the proposed Child Victims Act, which, he says, "unfairly" targets the Catholic Church.

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Tenants' struggles heat up at the Chelsea hotel

These days there is a noticeable fine dust permeating the air throughout this historic landmark hotel. One tenant walked into his bathroom to find that the ceiling had collapsed.

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Across the nation, hundreds of thousands join Occupy movement

If there was ever any illusion that the mayor's move would kill the movement, it evaporated at Foley Square.

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Occupy, unions and allies: "We refuse to be evicted"

Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.

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Evicted Wall Street protesters refuse to give up

"Shame, shame, shame," shouted several encircling Liberty Park as police arrested those attempting to enter the now seized Occupy Wall Street occupation site.

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Police tear down New York's Occupy Wall Street camp

In the pre-dawn hours today helmeted and shield-carrying police tore down the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti Park here where protesters have hunkered down since September.

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NY families demand millionaire tax extension

Cuomo, who ran on a no-tax pledge, along with the GOP, opposes extension of a tax on millionaires.

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