Workers: Dignity and respect missing from Chipotle menu in New York

October 31, 2019 | 3:55 PM CST | BY CAMERON ORR Reprinted from PeoplesWorld.org NEW YORK — Last Wednesday, Oct. 23, workers in the fast-food industry walked off their jobs in NYC. They were joined by a group of at least 400 allies targeting the Chipotle store on the corner of 13th street and 6th Ave. in Manhattan. Rallying…

New York’s public and private housing tenants join forces

October 24, 2019 | 10:51 AM CST  BY | CAMERON ORR Cold rain and classic Manhattan sewer water puddles couldn’t stop more than 300 tenants from attending a statewide coalition meeting last Wednesday. Gathered in the auditorium of the Washington Irving High School, activists and leaders of organizations united by the Housing Justice For All began by belting out…

Socialist-endorsed Tiffany Cabán wins Queens district attorney primary

June 26, 2019 2:37 PM CST  BY TINA NANNARONE AND GABE FALSETTA QUEENS, N.Y.—The La Boom Nightclub in Woodside, Queens, was packed wall to wall with hundreds of supporters. People were chanting “Sí se Puede” and “Black and brown lives matter.” That was the scene at approximately 11:15 pm last night when Tiffany Cabán declared herself the winner in the Democratic…

U.S. youth set off for international festival in Russia

By Cameron Orr On the early morning of Friday, October 13th, 2017, eight young people organized by the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) will fly through Moscow to Sochi, Russia to join over 50,000 youth from over 183 countries for the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students (WFYS). Running from October 14 – 22, this…