Organizers with the Amazon Labor Union are optimistic, but say they’ve encountered new challenges — and wild rumors — in their drive to organize LDJ5 on Staten Island.
Additional reporting by Christine Chung Need to know more about coronavirus in New York? Sign up for THE CITY’s daily morning newsletter. For a moment, New York’s moot presidential primary was off. Then it was back on. Now, the state is trying again in court to nix it. But with or without the likes of […]
Sign up for “THE CITY Scoop,” our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. New York’s Democratic presidential primary won’t take place until April 28. But with 15 states holding party primaries in the coming week, including “Super Tuesday” on March 3, the presidential contest is heating up […]
Adem Bunkeddeko came within 2,000 votes of unseating longtime Brooklyn Rep. Yvette Clarke two years ago, on the same day Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ousted powerful Rep. Joe Crowley in Queens and The Bronx. The anti-poverty strategist with a Harvard MBA had campaigned on his biography as a successful son of Ugandan war refugees — and on […]
Sign up for THE CITY Scoop, our daily newsletter where we send you stories like this first thing in the morning. The insurgent Democrat has been busy giving speeches, attending local rallies — and pushing presidential candidates on their criminal justice reform plans. Meanwhile, she’s been keeping in touch with the likes of Elizabeth Warren […]
Additional reporting by Savannah Jacobson A few months ago, Tiffany Cabán toiled in near anonymity as a public defender in Manhattan. By late Tuesday night, the 31-year-old self-described “queer Latina” emerged as the latest herald of the AOC Effect, threatening to pull an upset victory in the Democratic primary for Queens district attorney. “Whether Cabán […]