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Ben Shepard

Benjamin Shepard, Ph.D., is a writer and activist. Some of his most meaningful moments have taken place in Union Square.

"Union Square is Not For Sale" Declare Activists

The streets and corners, alleys and parks, apartments and buildings of New York undergo constant reinvention. Go away for a week and return to find your favorite watering hole closed, signs for a building permit in front of a familiar street corner, or a fence with a “Keep Out” on a once inviting public park.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2020

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