January 23, 2017

On Saturday, one day after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States, the Women’s March on Washington is expected to bring tens of thousands of demonstrators to Washington, D.C., many of whom will be there to protest Trump’s past behavior and current policies.

Women voted against Trump by wide margins, and Trump remains deeply unpopular among women. But organizers say Saturday’s march is about more than protesting Trump himself. Among the marchers will be represent...

January 21, 2017

...One woman wore a ball gown to represent the “Miss Handled” election. Another woman, in a cheetah costume, held a sign that said “Scratch the Election.”

Hallie Pope, a 29-year-old attorney from Washington, D.C., said she was protesting because she thinks democracy has come to a breaking point.“I think our system of government is reaching a point beyond repair,” Pope said. “[Trump] motivates people with hatred.’’Jim McGee, a 29-year-old software engineer who was also in McPherson Square, said he...

January 20, 2017

 ...Marni Halasa, a professional figure skater in New York City, has joined the post-election demonstrations outside Trump Tower in Manhattan. She has donned an elaborate leopard outfit for those protests which she says is intended to remind people about Trump’s coarse comments about women.“I'm marching for power to be returned to ordinary citizens and mass movements like this can change policies,” Halasa said of her participation in the Washington march.Her personal message to Trump: “You can r...

January 19, 2017

Although President-elect Donald Trump has his supporters here, for many in dark blue New York, watching the Inauguration may not feel like much of a celebration.

As the Queens native is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, some people are planning to commemorate the day in a range of creative ways, from pay-as-you-wish admission at city museums to a special “Buffet of Tears” all-you-can-eat taco breakfast in Brooklyn.

If you’re looking for a way to observe the d...

January 11, 2017

Standing outside of Trump Tower for a protest with the group Refuse Facscism, reporter Diana Blass stops and asks me why I am dressed like a devil. I respond: THE ROAD TO HELL IS PAVED WITH BILLIONAIRES! Chasing News and reporter Diana Blass do a great job of following Marni -- lawyer, journalist, activist , NYC parade personality, NYC's favorite skater and professional figure skater -- through the creative process, interviewing what she thinks politically, how she crafts her opinions into her a...

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