July 20, 2017

Marni Halasa is a lawyer, journalist, activist and performance artist, and the founder of Revolution Is Sexy, a one-stop shop for activists, groups and organizations needing advice and counseling on how to stage protests that attract the attention of mainstream media. Halasa, who was active in Occupy Wall Street, was an editor for the book “Occupy Finance,” which educated the wider public about the 2008 financial crisis. A native of Akron, Ohio, she came to New York City after getting her law de...

June 8, 2017

New York: I organized and moderated a panel at the 2017 Left Forum, the largest national conference of left-leaning activists. The panel discussed how activists can get media attention and sustain attention throughout time. Panelists included David Sauvage, co-founder of Occupy.com and documentary filmmaker, Elliot Crown, NYC actor/puppeteer and myself, Marni Halasa of Revolution Is Sexy. Topics included how to change the media narrative of the left to be more inclusive of everyone from all poli...

May 12, 2017

The agitated crowd outside Harlem Success Academy 1 fumed over Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare and slash education funding. Protesters blasted Ryan’s lead role in pushing the proposed American Health Care Act, which threatens to rip health insurance from 24 million Americans and penalize those with pre-existing conditions.

The school serves students in grades K-4.

People chanted “Die quick if you get sick!” and “How can you sleep at night? Healthcare is a human right!” as they waited for Ry...

May 7, 2017

For President Donald Trump’s first homecoming visit to New York City, protestors welcomed him with vocal resistance that flanked him every which way...With Trump’s trip announced well in advance, protesters were prepared, launching vocal confrontations at strategic points throughout Manhattan...(for more see link)

http://www.manhattanexpressnews.nyc/new-yorks-thumbs-presidents-homecoming/

May 5, 2017

Despite May Day protests, capitalism is alive and well in New York

...There was Marni Halasa, 51, the figure skating teacher and founder of revolutionissexy.com who was wearing tights decorated with dollars, and a tutu made of bills, posing for pictures in Union Square. She started enacting theatrical protests during the Occupy Wall Street era and her current outfit drew attention at last month’s Tax Day March. She supports a universal basic income to overcome some of the inequities of capitalism...

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