Democratic Party

Landlords and Cops Are the Real Winners of the NYC Mayoral Race

We won’t know who won New York City’s mayoral race for a few weeks. But it’s clear that the real winners are cops, capitalists and landlords. In ranked choice voting “none of the above” is clearly the only leftist answer.

Police officers in riot gear stand against barriers during the Jan 6 riot. The Capitol building is in the background.

With Help from Squad Members, House Increases Capitol Police Funding

House Democrats added $1.9 billion of funding to the violent Capitol Police that participated in the white supremacist violence of January 6, proving once again that they stand with the racist cops. Three members of the Squad abstained, ensuring the bill would pass.

The Democrats Won’t Save Democracy

While Republicans are attacking voting rights, the Democrats are pretending they’re champions of democracy. They’re not. Real democracy has to be fought for and won — from the bottom up.

The Democratic Supermajority Won’t Save New Yorkers

The current state legislature in New York State is being heralded as “historically progressive,” and many unions and community organizations have high hopes for what they may be able to achieve in Albany. Organizing for direct change, using our strategic positions as workers, has the potential to be much faster and more effective than lobbying politicians.

Democrats Never Cared About Minimum Wage

Last night, the Senate Parliamentarian ruled that a $15 minimum wage cannot be passed with a simple majority. Democrats have said that they will not challenge her ruling, making it clear that they will always prioritize the interests of big business over workers.