You put on a pair of sensible flats because the idea of trekking around the city in heels makes you want to curl up in bed and watch Orange Is the New Black. You then take off your flats, curl up in bed, and watch Orange Is the New Black.
No, the current test is not perfect but, because of its right/wrong structure results are unbiased and objective. There's no room for personal interpretation, favoritism, or different standards for different cultural groups. The mayor wants to change this. But he's on shaky ground.
Climate change is a matter of social and economic justice, as it most affects the poorest people and impacts the most vulnerable. We require bold leadership to tackle the political impasse and put the good of the planet ahead of short-term considerations.
People around this part of Brooklyn continue to congregate in this unique establishment. It is a place where time seems to freeze, and all outside stress can melt away with a cold drink, a friendly face to talk to, and a delicious Mefuneket made by the one and only Moti.
At least, social and alternative media folks clearly have that intention in mind, if you are to believe the message that they are delivering at Zuccotti Park on Occupy's Birthday #3 this coming Wednesday, Sept. 17.
Benjamin Moe, 21-year-old co-founder and editor-in-chief of Table Talk, sneaks about the dimly lit corridors of a coal factory in rural Jaipur, tacking CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS to the factory's rusty insides.
Telling the story as a street photographer is different than telling the story as a journalist or documentary photographer. While journalists set out to record "the first rough draft of history," the story you tell as a street photographer is entirely in the viewer's mind.
I was naïve to the fact that in cities as diverse as Manhattan, distressed communities are continuing to provide minorities with their identities in a colorless way -- allowing the social costs of breaking free to remain high.
On a Saturday night in New York City anything is possible, Hell, that is also any night in the Big Apple! But if you are a punk fan, it didn't get any better than English legends Buzzcocks returning to Manhattan.
Parade organizers say LGBT groups are "free to apply" to march in 2016. What's missing from this statement is any recognition of the years of shunning, hostility, and even violence we Irish gays have experienced at the hand of the committee.
NYC students headed back to school this morning for a year full of new challenges -- some to new schools, to new teachers, new subjects, new experiences. Unfortunately, one of those experiences will be learning without extra academic support.
To most visitors and native New Yorkers, the city's past is told primarily through its modern icons like the Empire State Building or through its famous museums that focus more on world history than telling the tales of New York's past.
Victim-blaming, sl*t-shaming, skepticism, deflection and insults, this perpetual "Not my problem!" mentality... it's all of a piece and it's all part of why some men harass, sexually assault, beat, rape, and kill women.