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WNYC News

Obama at United Nations; Expect Street Closures

Monday, September 23, 2013

President Obama is in town for the U.N. General Assembly, so expect plenty of street closures and traffic tie ups. Here's what you need to know to navigate the East Side.

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New Tech City

Restarting a Business After Sandy, Growing a Business Globally

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

When it comes to growing a business, sometimes it’s about looking to new horizons, and other times, it’s simply about trying to hold on to what you have.

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New Tech City

New Tech City: Networking and the Fast-Growing Trend of 'Coworking'

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

As Silicon Alley has boomed, so has the market for events that cater to tech sector employees and those that want to get their foot in the door at the city's start-ups.

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WNYC News

Wall Street Protesters Often Make Decisions Off-Site

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

WNYC

One of the most noticeable features of the Occupy Wall Street protest is the decentralized structure and lack of central leaders. Decisions are made at daily General Assembly meetings. But, in fact, hundreds of smaller decisions aren't made at those gatherings, but happen off site.

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WNYC News

With Hope and Fear, Libyan Students Meet New Leaders in New York

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

WNYC

Along the blocks surrounding United Nations headquarters, there have been plenty of sour faces the past week – angry protesters and frustrated neighbors trying to weave through the blue barricades. But the faces of one group of visitors to the UN were full of joy: Libyans.

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WNYC News

Live Blog: Protests Outside the United Nations

Friday, September 23, 2011

Get the latest from our reporter outside the United Nations headquarters where demonstrators are expected to gather as Palestinians, determined to ask the United Nations to accept them as a member state, were poised to make their bid Friday.

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Features

World Leaders Descend on UN Headquarters, Under Construction

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

As world leaders gather this week for the 66th United Nations General Assembly, some may not realize that they're meeting at a massive construction site. WNYC took a behind-the-scenes tour of the headquarters under construction.

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WNYC News

Look | Protesters Gather Outside the UN

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

PHOTOS. Thousands of protesters rallied outside of the UN on a wide range of global issues. But the largest rallies were surrounding the decision by Palestinian leaders to seek statehood through the U.N. Security Council. The U.S. has pledged to veto any resolution brought to the Security Council seeking to grant the Palestinians statehood.

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WNYC News

Live Blog: Protests Outside the United Nations

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Get the latest from our reporters outside the United Nations headquarters where protesters are expected to demonstrate while all 193 U.N. members hold multilateral discussions of the full spectrum of international issues covered by the UN Charter.

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