April 22, 2015

Man Swims in Toxic Gowanus Canal for Earth Day

Today, activist Christopher Swain swam what is possibly the dirtiest waterway in the entire United States: Brooklyn’s Gownaus Canal. The Gowanus Canal is infamous for its toxicity, having been named a Superfund site in 2010. It is full of industrial waste, fuel slicks, sewage, and trash. According to the EPA, contaminants include PCBs, coal tar… Read more »

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April 20, 2015

George Lucas Strikes Back at Rich Assholes

George Lucas, famed director of at least one of your favorite movies, is about to spend $200 million of his own dollars – no government grants or subsidies – to build an affordable housing complex in Marin County, CA. And a bunch of millionaires are freaking furious. In a master-level act of trolling, the neighborhood… Read more »

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April 14, 2015

Our Top 5 Moments From Our First 5 Years

April 15, 2015 marks the 5th birthday of the Other 98%! To celebrate, our team got together and put together a list of our top 5 favorite moments from our first 5 years. How many of these do you remember? 5. Koch Brothers Guerilla Drive-In at Lincoln Center In May of 2011, about a year… Read more »

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