Capitalist Copaganda and the NYC Subway Shooting
Eric Adams, and the New York political establishment is trying to use the subway shooting to increase support for the police. Don’t buy into the copaganda.
Emma LeeApril 28, 2022
MTA Temporarily Averts Austerity. A Wealth Tax Could Save It.
The full MTA budget includes anticipated funding from a yet-to-be-passed coronavirus relief package. Cuomo could easily solve the MTA’s budget problem by taxing the rich.
Zed SimonDecember 20, 2020
Police are Not Essential Workers
As most facets of daily life in NYC grind to a halt due to COVID-19, racist police violence against Black and brown New Yorkers on the subway continues. MTA workers who are organizing for their own safety in the face of high rates of infection could join those necessary calls to demands that would keep all New Yorkers safe. The NYPD is inessential during a pandemic and at all times.
Rebecca MargoliesApril 17, 2020
Protesters Demanding Free Transit Face Arrest and Beatings by NYPD at Grand Central Station
Last night, FTP3 converged on Grand Central Station to protest the police presence in the subways and to demand free public transit. The cops responded in full force.
Tatum ReganFebruary 1, 2020
NYPD, Hands Off Street Vendors
The NYPD has been steadily ramping up police presence in New York City’s subways, claiming that they are trying to reduce fare evasion. Unsurprisingly, this increase in police has coincided with a rise in police violence and the persecution of working class people, specifically people of color. Several incidents of excessive force against fare evaders […]
Ezra BrainNovember 19, 2019
Buenos Aires Subway Workers Strike Against Repression
After a month-long struggle the militarized police clamped down on striking subway workers in the tunnel and arrested 16 of them. In response to the government’s repression, subway workers called for an indefinite, city-wide transit strike until their fellow workers are released from jail.
Leo ZinoMay 23, 2018