Wednesday, November 29, 2017


Brooklyn Electeds Pay Tribute to Edwin Ajacalon and Call on Albany to Prevent Deadly Speeding (Streetsblog NYC)

Brooklynites hold vigil for Sunset teen killed while biking (Brooklyn Reporter)

At Brooklyn Criminal Court yesterday: Legal Aid Lawyers Stage Walkout After Yet Another ICE Court Arrest (Village Voice)

Why Greenpeace Supports a Just Recovery in Puerto Rico (Greenpeace)
... This first brigade includes representatives from CJA, Greenpeace USA, Uprose, Movement Generation and the PR Resiliency Fund. ‘Our Power Puerto Rico’ has 25 partners and growing across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Organizacion Boricua is also a member of Via Campesina and works with communities and family farmers in rural areas across Puerto Rico, including youth and women collectives working to transform food sovereignty of the island.

Don't believe the BQX Hype: Why some surprising people are really not into the BQX (
From urban planning and tech corners, there's resistance to a proposed streetcar that would otherwise seem to make transportation easier and faster.

Now at the Museum of the City of New York: Mod New York - Fashion Takes a Trip (MCNY)

For his birthday, local writer and bartender extraordinaire Rosie Schaap's Letter of Recommendation: William Blake’s Grave (NY Times)

London mayor to draw up charter regulating pseudo-public space (Guardian)
Sadiq Khan will set out responsibilities for owners of public spaces after Guardian investigation which uncovered growing corporate control of parks and squares

At the cafe of my dreams! Maria Pellicci, The Meatball Queen Of Bethnal Green (Spitalfields Life)

Failed By The State: The Struggle in the Shadow of Grenfell (Part 1) (Youtube)

Britain on Film: Our lives. Our stories. 1,000s of films, preserved. 120 years of British life, many unseen for decades. Discover. Watch. Share. (British Film Institute)

British Library Sounds (Sounds)
Listen to a selection from the British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds.

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