By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017 - 8:21 am
Public protests aimed at the new Trump administration will occur across the world, timed to coincide with today's Women's March on Washington. More than 600 events are planned for today, a few of them in the Catskills region. Women's March organizers have... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 - 9:47 am
Video of nurse-in at Kingston Target on Wednesday, December 28 by YouTube user mamakating. When Texas mom Michelle Hickman was hassled in her local Target store for breastfeeding her infant, she turned to breastfeeding advocates who helped organize a... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 - 9:14 am
Video: Saugerties resident Ralph Childers speaks against the privatization of Golden Hill, and has his words echoed by members of the crowd, in a "human microphone" technique used by Occupy Wall Street protesters. Fifteen individual members of the public... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 - 1:53 pm
Every Saturday, Muller Plaza in Oneonta is home to a small group of protestors allied with the Occupy Wall Street movement. This short film by Jessica Vecchione, taken on Saturday, November 19, features the Occupy Otsego protesters strumming guitars,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 - 10:19 am
Filmmaker Jessica Vecchione visited the Occupy Delhi protest at Courthouse Square in Delhi on Saturday, October 29. She took the film above, which features many among the small group of protesters speaking about why they're allying themselves with the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 - 2:58 pm
1839 poster supporting the Anti-Rent movement in Nassau, New York. From Wikimedia Commons. Much about the world has changed in the century and a half since the Anti-Rent War took upstate New York by storm, and the protest movement of the hour is a rather... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011 - 4:18 pm
On Saturday, October 15, the Occupy Wall Street movement spread to the Chase Bank plaza in New Paltz, where protestors marched, chanted and carried homemade signs decrying corporate control of American politics. YouTube user kiew0101 took the video above... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 10, 2010 - 2:11 pm
The county board of supervisors may not have shown up, but there were plenty of reporters and video cameras at Wednesday's protest of gas drilling in Delhi, in Delaware County. (Read our coverage of the rally here.) One of the attendees behind a lens was... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010 - 5:29 pm
Democracy: It's so expensive. And it really snarls up the morning commute. But thanks to some really enlightened thinking by Binghamton University and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the city of Binghamton won't have to suffer the slings and... Read more


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