How the Preferential Rent Scam Works

A reform bill introduced in the state legislature would require landlords to renew the lease based on the lower preferential rent as long as the tenant stays in the apartment. The Assembly has passed the bill every year for the last several years, but the Republicans and turncoat Democrats who control the state Senate have refused to pass it.

Angela Davis to speak March 4 at New York City unity rally

This article first appeared on People’s World. By┬áSara Ladino During the largest protest in U.S. history, the day after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, civil rights icon Angela Davis once again inspired hundreds of thousands on the main stage in Washington D.C., a major site of struggle against the concentrated power of transnational…

On the death of children and tax cuts for the rich

By Gabe Falsetta From 2016 up until the present there have been six deaths, in NYC, reported in various news outlets. In the overall scheme of things that number is perhaps small. However, the six deaths are of children under six years old and caused from abuse. Back in October of 2016 after the death…

Private developers are punching holes in the sanctuary state

By Cameron Orr New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo have each promised to make New York a sanctuary from the racist agenda of landlord-in-chief Donald Trump. Trump has promised to cut funding to sanctuary cities and states. Federal funds from Housing and Urban Development to New York…