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Come Clean

Come Clean

June, 5, 2019 • 1 min read

Getting tired of the boring interview set ups? Tune into Come Clean, where Charles Eschelman interviews people around NYC inside a clawfoot bathtub.

What is Universal Rent Control?

What is Universal Rent Control?

May, 31, 2019 • 7 min read

As New York’s rent regulations expiration date grows closer, housing advocates and several Democratic legislators are working hard on a package of bills to establish universal rent control across the state.

Nine bills have been introduced in the State Senate and Assembly to address what activists call "loopholes" in the laws that have caused a decrease in the number of rent-stabilized apartments in New York City.  The platform incorporates several interconnected pieces of legislation. 

Create a Megacities Short Doc at MNN

Create a Megacities Short Doc at MNN

May, 31, 2019 • 4 min read

  

Have you ever wanted to submit your work to a film festival? Well here is a great short doc festival to get involved with. MNN is partnering with Megacities Short Docs for their upcoming Megacities international short documentary contest.

The Drag Queen Experience

The Drag Queen Experience

May, 30, 2019 • 1 min read

  

MNN kicks off World Pride and the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall with our “Best of Drag” programming block beginning at 4pm on June 2nd.  

The Crushing Weight of Student Loan Debt

The Crushing Weight of Student Loan Debt

May, 24, 2019 • 4 min read

Americans are burdened by student loan debt than ever before.  They are more than $1.53 trillion dollars in debt. That money is owed by young people fresh out of college, and by borrowers who have been out of school for a decade or more. The most recent figures show that among the Class of 2018, 69% of college students took out student loans, and they graduated with an average debt of $29,800, including both private and federal debt.