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The treasured New York literary retailer has long been considered a great place to work, but many employees say that’s changing. And with the help of the Occupy Wall Street movement, they’re mobilizing.
I jog in the morning. Forty years ago I had an experience on the streets of New York that inspired me to write a song -- my jaw dropped when I found out it had been co-opted by Occupy Wall Street.VIDEO
Does NYC need an independent agency to oversee the scandal-scarred NYPD? MetroFocus looked at the effects these watchdogs have had on other cities.VIDEO
The professor talks to MetroFocus about why OWS is such a sexy topic for students, and about the brouhaha over Columbia's proposed OWS class.
Occupy Wall Street has revealed that the concept of "privately owned public spaces" is at odds with itself.
The “Films for the Occupation” series will screen at venues across New York City beginning Dec. 13. VIDEO
While Cuomo's expedient push to raise taxes on the wealthy pleased many people of disparate political beliefs, it has also raised concerns about the governors' disregard for transparency.VIDEO
A boisterous group of more than 1,000 people showed up at a public hearing in TriBeCa on Nov. 30 to voice their opinion on hydraulic fracking. Unlike in more fracking-friendly upstate New York, the crowd was -- by an extremely rough estimate -- about 99 percent against, and 1 percent (familiar numbers?) for fracking.