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Hyperallergic’s paid internship program is currently seeking candidates for December through May.

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Post image for NYPD Crackdown Has Subway Performers Risking Jail Time

Earlier this year, the New York Times reported that arrests on New York’s subways were up 300% over 2013, the result of police commissioner Bill Bratton’s zealous focus on the transit system as part of his approach to policing the city.

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Post image for 90 Human Rights Groups Call for Migrant Labor Reform in Gulf States

Ahead of a meeting of labor ministers from Gulf and Asian states later this week, Human Rights Watch released a call for the reform of laws protecting migrant workers co-signed by 90 human rights organizations and unions worldwide.

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Post image for Great Balls of Ire: Oil Company Rips Off Brooklyn Artist

An advertising campaign for Shell featuring a giant red ball has one Brooklyn artist feeling blue.

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Post image for Prada Marfa Vandal Dodges Jail Time in Plea Deal

The man arrested last March on charges of having vandalized Elmgreen & Dragset’s simulated Prada storefront in Marfa, Texas has escaped jail time with a plea bargain, Glasstire reported.

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Post image for 50 Protest Batsheva Dance Company Opening at BAM

Around 50 members of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement gathered at a rally yesterday in response to the premiere performance of Batsheva Dance Company’s four-day run of Sadeh21.

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Post image for Founders Defend Project as Conflict Kitchen Set to Reopen after Death Threats

After closing last Friday over a letter containing death threats received by police, Pittsburgh eatery and social practice project Conflict Kitchen is to reopen on Wednesday, November 12.

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Post image for Activists Picket Guggenheim Gala over Labor Abuses

Amid a phalanx of black-clad attendants, security, and ushers, the Guggenheim Museum welcomed guests to its annual International Gala. But not all who landed at the November 6 event were invited.

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A new app allows medievalists, aspiring medievalists, or medievally-minded scriveners to try their hand at transcribing 26 manuscripts on their smartphones.

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Post image for Television Tycoon Donates Modernist Trove to LACMA

The aging chairman of Univision Communications, Jerry Perenchio, has bequested a significant collection of modern art to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Los Angeles Times reported.

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