Posts Tagged ‘Yoko Ono’

West Side Artists Condemn Hydrofracking

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ws_yoko_fracking By Alissa Fleck Artists Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Mark Ruffalo, alongside longtime experts in the field, held a press conference today on the Upper West Side on Aug. 29 to promote Artists Against Fracking, an activist project with the aim of raising awareness about the ill effects of hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking). Hydrofracking is a [&hellip
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New York-Based Artists and Researchers Urge Public to Condemn Hydrofracking

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Sean Lennon & Yoko Ono. Photo by Aaron Adler. By Alissa Fleck Artists Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon and Mark Ruffalo, alongside longtime experts in the field, held a press conference today in Manhattan to promote “Artists Against Fracking,” an activist project with the aim of raising awareness about the ill effects of hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking). Hydrofracking is a process of extracting gas by blasting [&hellip
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Cuomo’s Hydo-Fracking Decision Imminent

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Governon Cuomo. Photo by azipaybarah, via Flickr Creative Commons. By Paul Bisceglio Following the completion of a Department of Environmental Conservation environmental impact study, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is expected to decide this week whether or not to allow natural gas companies to extract gas by hydro-fracking, a drilling technique that blasts a high-pressure mix of water, chemicals and other materials deep underground [&hellip
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Russian Feminist Punk Band Found Guilty, New Yorkers Protested in Anticipation

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By Alissa Fleck Pussy Riot supporters worldwide will be disappointed to hear this morning’s news. Just before 8 a.m. EST, David M. Herszenhorn, the New York Times reporter based in Moscow, reported members of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot were given a guilty verdict on charges of hooliganism for an impromptu anti-Putin concert put [&hellip
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