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Amazon is pulling out of its deal with NYC! This is a victory for working-class resistance. While Amazon complains they didn’t “feel welcome,” the real problem was they couldn’t bully working people in New York...

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This is the text of a leaflet Socialist Alternative is distributing in New York City. Opposition to the Amazon deal is growing and the company is now threatening to pull out. We need to take...

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While the Mayor and Governor would like us to believe the plan to give Amazon over $3 billion in public handouts can’t be stopped, it can. Edited version of article first published at SocialistAlternativeNYC.org. On...

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In what can only be described as a political earthquake, left-wing insurgent Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated incumbent and Queens Democratic Party boss Joe Crowley by 15 percent in the primary for New York’s 14th Congressional District....

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This year has seen some of the largest protests in U.S. history with women marching against abuse and harassment and students rallying against gun violence. Teachers also revolted in a whole series of states to...

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In November 2017, the New York City Department of Investigation (DOI) issued a bombshell report revealing that the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) for years failed to inspect apartments for lead paint, but falsely...

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In January 2017, the National Labor Relations Board confirmed the right of Columbia University graduate students to unionize after the students voted 1,602 to 623 to join the United Automobile Workers (UAW) in December 2016....

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“When something happened to the Negroes in the South I said, ‘That is their business, not mine.’ Now I know how wrong I was. The murder of my son has shown me that what happens...

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Should working class people vote in favor of holding a state constitutional convention? On November 7, voters across New York state will have a chance to say “yes” or “no” on whether to hold a...

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In the heart of global capitalism, the six million New Yorkers who rely daily on public transportation are facing increasing hardships. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) – the biggest public transportation system in the U.S....

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