Sample Press Coverage

Uber / Lyft Drivers Rally, May 8th, 2019

https://vimeo.com/348284021

See minute 5:14 for coverage of the rally itself. On May 2019, Uber and Lyft dirvers launched a 24-hour strike in NYC.

Amazon HQ2 in New York City.

Organized protests monitored by the NYPD including coverage of the January 30, 2019 hearing between New York City Council, NYCEDC and Amazon. As reported by Curbed , “Council members blasted the officials with a laundry list of concerns including Amazon’s union opposition, its investment in the city, and accusations that city and state officials failed to accurately calculate the costs of bringing the conglomerate to Long Island City.”

Additional footage includes actions outside City Hall leading up to the hearing and canvassing led by organizers, joined by local politicians, in NYCHA in the borough of Queens.

Extinction Rebellion, Wall St, October 7, 2019.

https://vimeo.com/364846545

Extinction Rebellion protest for environmental justice at the Charging Bull statue. Wall St. New York, New York. Monday, October 7, 2019.

Museum of Modern Art, October 18th, 2019.

Friday, October 18, 2019 at 6:30 pm at The Museum of Modern Art, 11 West 53rd Street. Protestors demand to MOMA divest from prison funding.

February 14th, 2019 – HQ2 Protest, Amazon HQ Midtown

https://vimeo.com/430075403

On February 14th, 2019, protestors marched in midtown to Amazon headquarters to protest the company on the one-year anniversary of its decision to pull out of HQ2.

November 25th, 2019 – Workers Protest at Amazon JFK 8 facility – Staten Island and July 24, 2019 – Midtown

https://vimeo.com/430147002

On November 25th, 2019 – Workers Protest at Amazon JFK 8 facility – Staten Island and July 24, 2019 – protestors gathered in front of Jeff Bezos’s midtown Manhattan apartment to bring attention to Amazon’s poor labor practices.

Articles

Allan Sekula: Labor’s Resistance, The Brooklyn Rail, September, 2019

https://brooklynrail.org/2019/09/artseen/Allan-Sekula-Labors-Persistence

The Struggle Over Work in New York City, January 2020