It’s time to end the nightmare of means-tested and debilitatingly expensive childcare in New York, socialist state senator Jabari Brisport writes in Jacobin. We need a universal childcare system, paid for by taxing the rich.
Jabari Brisport is a Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) activist, public school teacher, and candidate for the New York State Senate District 25.
Jabari Brisport is one of six socialists now in the New York State Legislature, the most in a century. We spoke to him about how he came to democratic socialism, how elected officials can help build working-class power, and why his top policy priority is to tax the rich.
New York must immediately reinstate a complete eviction moratorium, incoming New York state legislators and socialists Jabari Brisport and Marcela Mitaynes argue. You can’t stay at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 if you’re forced out of your home.
Jabari Brisport is a public school teacher and Democratic Socialists of America activist who cut his political teeth campaigning for same-sex marriage a decade ago. Now he’s running as a socialist to represent Brooklyn in the state senate, and he’s mounting a full-throated challenge to status-quo politics in New York.