Erik McGregor is a New York City based artist, photographer and activist. Erik is a member of the People’s Puppets of Occupy Wall Street and co-writer of the Occupy Wall Street’s Declaration of the Occupation of New York City. As a published freelance photographer, he has documented activist groups actions in NYC since 2011.
Thursday, January 5, 2017
DUMP TRUMP CRAWL in NYC to highlight the vast conflicts of interest that Trump's business holdings represent
New York, NY: On Thursday, January 5, 2017 starting at 5 pm, the NYC Trump Resistance Group organize a DUMP TRUMP CRAWL through midtown Manhattan in protest of President-elect Trump on the eve of the Congressional count of the Electoral College votes and his confirmation. The protest register the unabating resistance to President-elect Trump and highlight the vast conflicts of interest that his businesses holdings represent.
The route for the DUMP TRUMP CRAWL highlight the visible web of Trump’s conflicts of interest, displaying his public assets in the form of a ‘map of the stars,’ albeit the stars in this map are the questionable Trump real estate holdings and his special interests. Seven of Trump’s midtown Manhattan owned or branded properties will be featured in the route, including:
* Trump Park Avenue, 502 Park Avenue at 59th Street
* 6 East 57th Street (Niketown is the tenant) between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
* Trump Tower 721 Fifth Avenue between 56th and 57th Street
* 1290 Avenue of the Americas between 51st and 52nd Street
* Trump Parc 106-108 Central Park South between 6th and 7th Avenue
* Trump Parc East - 100 Central Park South at 6th Avenue
* Trump International Hotel and Tower - 1 Central Park South between 58th and 59th Street
DUMP TRUMP CRAWL - A Conflict of Interest at Every Corner
The crawl begin at 59th Street and Park Avenue in front of the Trump Park Avenue property that is home to the President-elect Trump’s trusted advisors, his daughter, FDOTUS (First Daughter of the United States) Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner.
The NYC Trump Resistance Group is a grassroots group formed in New York City in the wake of the 2016 elections to resist, subvert, and overcome the in-coming administration and to protect the individuals and communities whose life and liberty are in danger following the 2016 election. The group organized a sizable protest outside Trump Tower in December and vows to resist the Trump administration at every turn.