Jan 12, 2022 • 32M

Tiffany Cabán Discusses Her Abolitionist Platform for Public Safety

The new city councilwoman for Astoria, Queens continues to press for radical change to the carceral system as political challenges to her vision emerge.

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Matthew Thomas
Class politics in New York City.
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In June 2019, Tiffany Cabán came within 50 votes of winning the Democratic primary for Queens District Attorney. It was a stunning achievement for a candidate who just six months prior had less than $1,000 in her campaign account and was facing down an opponent backed by the formidable Queens Machine. Through the combined efforts of the Democratic Socia…

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