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Socialists endorse four gritty candidates for New York State office

It’s the housing, stupid. That’s the message from four Socialists running to rep Brooklyn in the state Assembly and Senate.

NYC’s Next Socialist Wave: DSA Takes Aim at the State Assembly’s Old Guard

As the 2020 state races take shape, the local DSA chapters are seeking to expand their influence — and taking on an even wider range of entrenched politicians.

Tenant activists look to ride their momentum into elected office

After a big rent reform victory this year, tenant organizers are setting their sights on a new goal: Albany.

The DSA-endorsed New York City candidates

Here’s what you need to know about the Congressional and Assembly candidates endorsed by the Democratic Socialists of America.

Meet the New DSA-Backed Candidates

At a time when establishment politicians are working only for corporations and the rich, democratic socialist across the country are taking on the corrupting influence of obscene wealth in politics and returning power to the people.

57th Assembly District Race: Mosley, Forrest Weigh in on Nursing Home Oversight

During this coronavirus pandemic, scores of the dead are coming from nursing homes and rehabilitation centers. 

Phara Souffrant Forrest Is a Nurse Running for Office During New York City’s Coronavirus Crisis

The 31-year-old candidate for New York State Assembly wants to be part of a working-class revolution to ensure just housing, health care, and labor conditions for all.

New York’s Healthcare System Was Broken Before COVID-19. Cuomo’s Budget Made It Worse

Phara Souffrant Forrest, a nurse and Brooklyn state Assembly candidate, calls for immediate action to undo decades of neglect.

A Brooklyn Nurse is Running For State Assembly, Says She Will Fight For Frontline Workers

Phara Souffrant Forrest is running against incumbent Walter Mosley to represent the 57th State Assembly District

Socialism at the Ballot Box with Phara Souffrant Forrest

Oh what a night. After last night’s Democratic Party debacle in Iowa, today we’re joined by NYC-DSA endorsed candidate Phara Souffrant Forrest to discuss her grassroots campaign to represent the 57th Assembly District.

Checkin' In With: Registered Nurse And Assembly Candidate Phara Souffrant Forrest

Phara Souffrant Forrest is a registered nurse and a tenant activist who is currently running as the Democratic Socialists of America-endorsed candidate for the 57th Assembly seat in Crown Heights against incumbent Rep. Walter Mosley.

NYC DSA on the Ballot

Dan interviews NYC DSA down-ballot candidates. Samelys López is running for a US House seat in the Bronx. Jabari Brisport, Marcela Mitaynes, and Phara Souffrant Forrest are running for seats in the state legislature. All four are campaigning on a platform of housing justice.

Meet the Slate of Socialist Insurgents Running for Office in New York

In New York City, the Democratic Socialists of America are running a six-candidate socialist slate aiming for state and national office. It will serve as a test run for socialist organizing in the age of coronavirus.

Working-Class Politics: Phara Souffrant Forrest

In the newest installment in our ongoing series Working-Class Politics, we talk with Phara Souffrant Forrest, a union nurse, tenant activist, and democratic socialist running for Assembly in New York’s 57th District.

This NYC Nurse Is Running For The Assembly In The Middle of COVID-19

Phara Souffrant Forrest dedicated her life to advocating for working-class residents in her Brooklyn neighborhood. Now, the 31-year-old nurse is running for New York State Assembly to continue the fight for just housing, healthcare and labor conditions for all.

Phara Souffrant Forrest Wants to Cancel Your Rent

The union nurse and tenant activist may be running office for the first time, but she’s been fighting for justice her whole life.

Meet Phara Souffrant Forrest, the Haitian-American Union Nurse and Tenant Activist Running for NY State Assembly

Crown Heights native Phara Souffrant Forrest is not only joining the thousands gathered on the streets of New York protesting the latest injustices around police brutality and caring for her community in the middle of a pandemic — she’s also running to represent the 57th Assembly District in the New York Assembly.

As Pandemic Continues, Brooklyn Voters Have a Chance to Put a Socialist Nurse in Power

Nurses have been on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. But what would it be like to have one on the frontlines of state government? New Yorkers could soon find out if Phara Souffrant Forrest wins a hotly contested Democratic primary for Assembly District 57 in Brooklyn.

Pancakes and Politics with Phara Souffrant Forrest

Kate and Julia are talking to Phara Souffrant Forrest, a nurse running to represent New York State Assembly District 57 in Brooklyn.


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