Vulgar Marxism

Matthew Thomas
Class politics in New York City.
Created 27 Apr 2021
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  • "The Tone Has Completely Changed," Says Ron Kim; Anticipates "Immediate Action" on Cuomo.
    03 Aug 20211 day ago • 2 min read • 1 0
    I just got off the phone with Assemblyman Ron Kim, who represents Flushing, Queens in the New York State Assembly. For months, Kim has been one of the most vocal elected officials in New York in favor...
  • These Billionaires are Bankrolling the Booming Anti-Racism Racket
    29 Jul 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    Last week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared on CNN to discuss the emergence of critical race theory as the newest theater of the culture war. She began by noting that the term “critical race theory” ...
  • Duplicity, Enmity, and Occlusion
    29 Jul 2021 • 11 min read
    Last week, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared on CNN to discuss the emergence of critical race theory as the newest theater of the culture war. She began by noting that the term “critical race theory” ...
  • Julie Won with the People
    21 Jul 2021 • 10 min read • 7 2
    A few days after Julie Won’s shocking upset in her race for City Council, I met her campaign manager, Eugene Noh, at the coffee shop that just opened across the street from our apartment complex. Noh ...
  • The Black Socialist Base in Brooklyn
    07 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 6 2
    “The party of gentrifiers is moving to Brooklyn,” declared City & State, the unofficial press organ of the New York establishment, reporting on NYC-DSA’s endorsement of its Albany slate in October 201...
  • Women Believing Badly
    02 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 0 2
    On April 28th, a woman named Jean Kim accused Scott Stringer of sexually assaulting her in 2001, when she was a volunteer on his campaign for public advocate. In keeping with the new progressive stand...
  • The Cabán-Adams Voter
    23 Jun 2021 • 4 min read • 9 0
    One of the most striking trends in New York politics over the past five years has been the transformation of Western Queens into one of the city’s socialist strongholds. Every year, campaign cartograp...
  • The #5 Spot: Rank Adams, Not Yang
    21 Jun 2021 • 8 min read • 6 0
    Indulging their masochistic tendencies - as they love to do - New York progressives have been ruminating on what would be worse: Mayor Eric Adams, or Mayor Andrew Yang. In the New York Times, Michelle...
  • Republican Donors to Andrew Yang Are Under Investigation by the SEC
    17 Jun 2021 • 15 min read
    Long Deng rings the opening bell as iFresh debuts on the NASDAQ in February 2017. Photo by Christopher Galluzzo/Nasdaq, Inc. Introduction Engineered by China. Bankrolled by America. Escaped - unleashe...
  • The Right-Wing Prosecutor Democrats Just Put on New York's Highest Court is also a Landlord
    11 Jun 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    (Left to Right: former assemblywoman Aravella Simotas, State Senator Mike Gianaris, Justice Madeline Singas, Councilman Costa Constantinides.) In 2018, New York Democrats recaptured the State Senate f...