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  As New Yorkers prepare to vote for mayor and city council, it is necessary to examine the economic conditions of our working class. As our city rebuilds after a devastating health care pandemic that has also devastated the city economically, candidates promise a “comeback” of New York City, whether within the framework of the city as it was pre-pandemic or a new era for substantial or even systemic change. As socialists we need to advance the best of the demands being raised, as well as our own, and examine the balance of forces at this conjuncture for making real change.   New York: Still a tale of two cities The city’s major industrial base — garment, leather, and printing — have packed up and moved overseas to cheaper labor markets. Today the largest employers are those that cater to city tourism — over 62 million tourists came to the city…

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The people’s movement and the NYC mayoral campaign