421-a Corporate Welfare for Developers

“If anyone here believes that 421-a is an affordable housing program, I want to dispel that myth right now. It is an outdated tax break for billionaire developers like landlord-in-chief Donald Trump and should be done away with completely.” These words were spoken by Ava Farkas, executive director of Metropolitan Council on Housing, at a…

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

“In situations of captivity the perpetrator becomes the most powerful person in the life of the victim, and the psychology of the victim is shaped by the actions and beliefs of the perpetrator.” So writes Judith Lewis Herman in her book Trauma and Recovery: The Aftermath of Violence – From Domestic Abuse to Political Terror….

Bill of Rights Socialism

BY:ROBERTA WOOD AND DEE MYLES| MAY 1, 2016 Socialism is a common-sense path to a fairer, more prosperous and more democratic USA. WE MAKE IT … Right now, 99% of Americans share the work of producing all of the products and services of our economy. We work together in person or online. We work in…