Our anti-inaugural

Our anti-inaugural

It is an urgent time to work for progressive goals

 

[UPDATED] Photo gallery: Solidarity Rally draws 2,000 downtown

Around 2,000 people gathered in downtown Rochester's Washington Square Park on Saturday for the People's Solidarity Rally. Locals rallied against President Donald Trump, who was sworn into office on Friday, and called for peace and inclusion.

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[UPDATED] LGBTQ rights, climate change? Gone from White House website

[UPDATED]The Trump administration has immediately begun omitting discussion of work that’s been done on the pressing fronts of LGBTQ rights, climate change, health care, and other matters that were heavily contested during the election. Just hours after the inauguration, news sources began reporting that there is no mention of these issues at the new whitehouse.gov site.

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This week in the mayor's race

A weekly look at the developments in the 2017 race for Rochester mayor.

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Cuomo keeps tight grip on his budget proposal

Governor Andrew Cuomo released his $152.3 million budget proposal for 2017-18 last night, but not with any sort of public presentation. He briefed legislators on the budget during the day and reporters later that night.

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An open letter to President Obama

First, a confession. You weren’t my first choice in 2007. I was for Hillary Clinton and I was annoyed with Senator Ted Kennedy when he threw his support and the Kennedy brand behind you.

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Feedback 1/18

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Urban Action 1/18

This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.

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Bike shop peddles opportunity

Bicycles are a socially conscious form of transportation. They aren't as personally isolating as cars, they're better for the environment, and they're accessible to a broader range of people.

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Rally against Team Trump

Can’t get to Washington to protest Donald Trump’s inauguration? Do it here.

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Day of black affirmation sought for city schools

The Rochester Teachers Association will debate a resolution later today on whether to support a day of education, dialogue, and action in city schools around Black Lives Matter. The effort is called "Black Lives Matter At School" and is planned for Friday, February 17.

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