(Phara for Assembly)

A Union Nurse and Tenant Activist Eyes the New York Assembly

A conversation with Phara Souffrant Forrest.

BY Maximillian Alvarez

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In the newest installment in our ongoing series Working-Class Politics, we talk with Phara Souffrant Forrest, a union nurse, tenant activist, and democratic socialist running for Assembly in New York's 57th District. 

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Maximillian Alvarez is a writer and editor based in Baltimore and the host of Working People, "a podcast by, for, and about the working class today." His work has been featured in venues like In These Times, The Nation, The Baffler, Current Affairs, and The New Republic.

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