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  • STATEMENT: NYC-DSA OPPOSES STATE PAROLE BOARD COMMISSIONER NOMINEES WHO WOULD WORSEN MASS INCARCERATION

    NYC-DSA CALLS ON STATE SENATE TO REJECT ANA ENRIGHT AND ERIN MCCABE TO STATE PAROLE BOARD

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  • CORRECTION STATEMENT: On End of Justin Driscoll’s NYPA Nomination

    Together we stood up to honor the wishes of longtime civil rights leader and NYPA operator Shirley Hamilton, who empowered us to reveal the true depths of Driscoll’s heinous record. It is clear from the Governor’s refusal to bring his nomination to a vote that Driscoll could not make it through a vote, rendering his…

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  • Statement: NYC-DSA Stands in Solidarity with SAG-AFTRA Performers

    The New York City chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America stands in solidarity with Screen Actors Guild–American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) members after their powerful vote in favor of a strike authorization this week. Giant media conglomerates may dominate our entertainment industry, but let’s be clear: any power these corporations have…

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  • Statement: Protect Workers. Dump Driscoll.

    As New Yorkers build a new wave of labor organizing, as UPS Teamsters prepare for a potential country-shaking strike for demands like guaranteed cooling and air filtration to keep drivers safe on days like these, as workers organize to end unjust firings for protecting themselves in moments exactly like this, we demand the State Senate…

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  • Statement: Justice for Jordan Neely means fighting for housing, care, and dignity for all

    Yesterday, Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg announced that his office will charge Daniel Penny with manslaughter for the killing of Jordan Neely. Regardless of whether Bragg secures a conviction in this case, justice for Neely will come from addressing the real problems that led to the murder of an unhoused Black man at the hands of…

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  • Statement: DSA Kicks off the Green New Deal in New York

    Four years of unprecedented climate organizing culminated in the Build Public Renewables Act

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  • Statement: NYC-DSA Denounces Hochul’s Billionaire Budget

    Today, New York State legislators passed a $229 billion budget defined by the racist repeal of bail reform laws, the continued privatization of education, and no real response to the housing and cost of living crises in our state. Instead, billionaire-backed Governor Kathy Hochul used this year’s budget to wage an assault on the working…

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  • Statement: NYC-DSA condemns Israel’s recent attacks on Palestinian worshipers at Al-Aqsa

    NEW YORK, N.Y. — It is a holy time of year for many of the world’s faiths and many of us in NYC-DSA are partaking in traditions of Passover, Easter, and Ramadan. These traditions, with roots in historic Palestine, hold freedom from oppression, renewal, reflection, and community as core ideas. We celebrate these ideas when…

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  • Statement: NYC-DSA Denounces Cuts to Vital City Services

    NEW YORK, N.Y. — We condemn Mayor Eric Adams’ devastating proposed cuts to institutions and services that sustain working-class New Yorkers. Despite a surplus of over $2 billion this fiscal year, the Mayor’s proposed budget modification for FY23 guts funding to New York city’s public libraries and universities, while dramatically increasing debt service payments. During…

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