Congresswoman Alezandria Ocasio-Cortez was joined by NY State Senator Michael Gianaris at the Woodside Library today, for a constituent meet-and-greet.
LE asked both about the large numbers of New Yorkers leaving the city and state, and what they proposed to do about it? He said “infrastructure” projects. She said more taxes for the wealthiest and less for everyone else.
With unbridled capitalism (especially REITS), and progressive politics, undermining persons and society, it’s hard to find elected officials capable of building a better community for all. One of the recent ‘accomplishments’ of the New York City Council was the legalization of public urination, in Manhattan, in the name of equality. It had already been legalized in the outer boroughs.