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...

May 5, 2017

U.S. President Donald Trump returned to his hometown on Thursday for the first time since taking office, as many New Yorkers took to the streets to protest the politics of the man who built his name and fortune in the city.

The presidential motorcade passed hundreds of demonstrators as it arrived at the decommissioned aircraft carrier Intrepid in the early evening for a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull hours after it was originally scheduled.

Before leaving Washington, Trump...

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...

February 24, 2017

An anti-Donald Trump rally held in New York on Sunday afternoon counted celebrities including former Trump-friend Russell Simmons and Susan Sarandon among those in attendance.

About 1,000 people of different ethnicity and faith attended the demonstration, called 'Today, I Am A Muslim Too,' in Times Square, Manhattan.

Simmons, who previously said he has not spoken to Trump since 2015, cheekily told the crowd: 'We are here, unified, because of Donald Trump, so we won’t speak too harshly of...

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