We spoke with the freshman congresswoman while she campaigned in Queens and the Bronx this week about Black Lives Matter, the way power works in Washington and what she hopes the country will look like when she is the same age as her mentor, Bernie Sanders.
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of interviews The Indypendent will do with candidates running in…
Bowman’s opponent, longtime Congressman Eliot Engel, was recently heard on a hot mic confessing he “wouldn’t care” to speak out against police brutality if it weren’t for the election. His primary residence is in Maryland.
Demonstrators in Queens and around the country gathered to mark the holiday and to call for racial justice.
She hasn’t been afraid to buck the Albany establishment since winning Shelly Silver’s old Assembly seat in 2016. Now, Yuh-Line Niou faces a tough primary challenge in which the financial industry is seeking to install one of its own.
The arts have a role in the future of American socialism and a slate of candidates backed by the New York City chapter of Democratic Socialists of America is demonstrating what music and culture can do for the movement.