Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Urban Environmentalism: DIY Living Green

Paper Tiger introduces you to New Yorkers who have found ways to live more sustainably through DIY environmentalism. The creative and unique projects of these city dwellers show how living in urban settings allows rather than hinders their ability to live a green lifestyle. This show features segments on worm composting as an alternative to contributing to landfill waste, reusable bags for green markets, food foraging walks with Wildman Steve Brill, and the monthly Really, Really Free markets in Manhattan hosted by the In Our Hearts Collective. As an extra bonus, there is also an archival piece about the thriving yet threatened Lower East Side community gardens, documenting the residents struggle to save their gardens from the wrath of Mayor Giulianis gentrifying bulldozers. The show also includes a studio conversation between community members discussing how environmentalism, through resourcefulness and perseverance, can become a part of everyone's urban routine.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

The NYC Anarchist Book Fair 2010

New York City, a center of anarchist life, culture, struggle, and ideas for 150 years, hosted its 4th annual NYC Anarchist Book Fair, a one-day exposition of books, zines, pamphlets, art, film/video, and other cultural and very political productions of the anarchist scene worldwide, on April 17, 2010, at Judson Memorial Church in Manhattan.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Protest at Penn Station on May 4th

The Keep America Coalition and transit workers in solidarity with New York City Student Union, Brooklyn Tech's Progressive Student Awareness, the Working Families Party, and many other community groups from across the nation protested last week to

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Artist Protest

For decades, parks in New York have provided a safe refuge for artists to sell their work. Just stroll down through Battery Park or Union Square on any given day and you have a chance to support these struggling artists. A new rule proposed by the Department of Parks and Recreation would limit