Deaths at Rikers are Completely Avoidable and Must Stop Now!

Cathy Rojas, the socialist candidate for mayor of New York City, says, “On Sunday, Isaabdul Karim was the 11th recorded person to die on Rikers this year. This is just two days after Governor Hochul signed a law ordering the release of 191 people from Rikers. This action shows how quickly elected officials could release …

Implement weekly testing in schools to keep families and staff informed

Socialist mayoral candidate and public school teacher in Queens Cathy Rojas says, “After this first week of classes, I am concerned for the safety and lives of all education workers and students. Schools opened without having to enforce social distancing guidelines or having proper testing protocols. The DOE had over a year to figure this …

High Covid deaths in NYCHA housing due to negligence

Recent numbers have shown that NYCHA residents with COVID-19 died at nearly double the amount of the wider New York City population. The number of overall COVID-19 cases was on par with the rest of the city, showing that NYCHA residents are at a disproportionate risk of dying of COVID-19. Cathy Rojas, the socialist candidate …

Why is “working class candidate” Eric Adams having breakfast with an aristocrat like Michael Bloomberg?

Cathy Rojas, the socialist candidate for mayor, put a question to Eric Adams: “You claim to be a working class hero, so what are you going to ask Mr. Bloomberg when you have breakfast together this morning?”  She continued: “Are you going to ask him about the status of 40 lawsuits against him claiming discrimination …

Hundreds of Thousands of New Yorkers Lose Unemployment Benefits Amid Pandemic Crisis

New York City has been catastrophically affected by the pandemic to an extent unparalleled by other US cities. Over the COVID-19 crisis, the city’s unemployment rates have risen to 10.5%, twice the national average of 5.4%, as hundreds of thousands of people were put out of work. Despite this ongoing struggle, right before Labor Day, …

Queens candidate backs Rojas for Mayor of NYC

Carolyn Tran, former city council candidate for Queens district 25, has endorsed Cathy Rojas, the socialist candidate on the ballot for New York City mayor. Other recent endorsements include the Bronx Green Party and Haiti Liberté.  In the words of Tran, “This pandemic has illuminated that decades of neo-liberal policies have divested and harmed the …

Senator Julia Salazar endorses socialist Cathy Rojas for Mayor of New York City

State Senator Julia Salazar, representing New York State’s District 18, has endorsed socialist candidate Cathy Rojas for mayor of New York City.  Salazar calls on others to support Rojas and her struggle-oriented program. According to Senator Salazar, “Cathy Rojas is the bold leader that everyday New Yorkers deserve to have representing them in City Hall. Cathy has …

Eric Adams expects to become mayor, but he won’t be the one in charge

Cathy Rojas, the socialist candidate for mayor in New York City, explained how Eric Adams was following in the footsteps of past would-be mayors who do the bidding of Wall St and the billionaires who really run this city.  “Mr. Adams got millions in contributions before the Democratic Primary. Now that he’s seen as the …