New York is one of the leaders in inequality between working people and the ultrarich.
“Top 1 percent make 44 times more than the bottom 99 percent statewide…”
The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare deep societal inequalities that have existed all along. The burdens of this virus are falling on our most vulnerable.
98 percent of jobs lost were workers making $68,000 or less.
We are looking at almost $10 billion in budget cuts. These cuts will do serious damage to our most critical services and essential workers.