Attack on the poor

End the Attacks on Poor & Working Class New Yorkers

From telling New Yorkers to limit their energy use to moving homeless individuals from hotels to shelters, New Yorkers need to stop paying the cost of our economic, climate, and health crisis while the wealthy elite of NYC continue to reap millions in profit and evade taxes.  Last week temperatures in NYC soared reaching close …

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Prioritize what works, not what’s easy

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Mayor De Blasio shook hands yesterday as they agreed on the new city budget calling it a “radical investment in working families.”   Many good things are being funded such as expanding 3K for all, $4 million in CUNY scholarships for Black and low-income students, and $57 million for reentry …

Cathy at the People's Church

After the democratic primaries, what’s next?

It’s clearer and clearer that Eric Adams has emerged as the Democratic front-runner in a largely Democratic city. This is making many voters think twice about showing up to vote in November.  There is another option to come out to the polls this fall — Cathy Rojas is a socialist running for mayor with the …

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For Pride, We Uplift Resistance and Liberation!

Stonewall was a riot against constant discrimination, poverty, housing instability and violence against the queer and trans community in NYC! During Pride month, as fighters for the liberation of LGBTQIA+ people, we reflect on the state of the struggle.  There is a growing return among LGBTQIA+ people, young and old, to the militant spirit of …

Celebrate Juneteenth — The Struggle Continues

Juneteenth has long been a day of celebration and remembrance of the centuries-long struggle of African Americans to win freedom from bondage, as well as the ongoing struggle today to end racism and win full liberation. Because of the historic uprising last summer and renewed wave of struggle for Black liberation, the government has now …