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BAM Administrative Workers Ratify Union Contract, a Hard-Won Victory

BAM employees and union members Kaitlyn Chandler (left) and Emily Searles (right) participating in the #ABetterBAM campaign earlier last year (images courtesy of BAM Union, Kaitlyn Chandler, and Emily Searles)

Administrative workers at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) have ratified their first union contract with a margin of over 90%.

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“City Parks” by Photographer Sophie Wedgwood

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Shelters of People Experiencing Houselessness Are Photographed within Affluent Residences to Demonstrate Inequality

All images © Jana Sophia Nolle, shared with permission

Whether opulent or minimalist in style, the houses that Jana Sophia Nolle photographs are displays of wealth. Plush rugs cover hardwood, hardback editions line built-in bookshelves, and tall windows reach from floor to ceiling.

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DIY and Crafts

How to Make Lip Gloss

3 lip glosses with make up around them

Lip gloss helps protect your lips as the colder weather approaches, all while adding a pop of color and shine. Learn how to make lip gloss at home! It’s the perfect combination of an easy recipe and inexpensive ingredients.

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Get Official Studio Ghibli Images for Your Desktop Wallpaper, Posters, and More

From Spirited Away (2001), dir. Hayao Miyazaki (all images courtesy Studio Ghibli)

World-revered Japanese animation house Studio Ghibli has recently made hundreds of high-resolution images from its various films available to download. Going forward, the studio will be posting new monthly selections for people to peruse; the starting lineup features eight movies, mainly newer ones (none came out before the turn of the century).

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