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Brooklyn’s Democratic Socialists: Who Are They And What Do They Want?

West is running to represent Park Slope, Gowanus, Carroll Gardens, and Windsor Terrace in City Council.

Rage Against the Machine with Brandon West

“We’re joined LIVE by NYC-DSA endorsed candidate for City Council District 39 (and community radio fan!), Brandon West, to hear about his work to Defund NYPD, defeat machine politics, fund excluded workers, and build working-class power. ”

Q&A With Brandon West On His Run For City Council District 39

“There’s a lot of new blood, a lot of interest, a lot of grassroots activism that’s coming,” said NKD president Brandon West, before the meeting. “There will be a larger voice for that at this meeting and I think that will be amplified in the future.”

Ranked-Choice Voting More ‘Democratic’ Than Current System, Progressive Brooklyn Groups Says

While a ranked-choice voting system would be new to most New York City voters, it wouldn’t be to the New Kings Democrats. The progressive, reform-minded Brooklyn political group has used ranked-choice voting for its endorsement choices for more than four years with success, its president Brandon West says.

How The 'Sham' Sausage Gets Made Inside The Brooklyn Democratic County Committee

“There’s a lot of new blood, a lot of interest, a lot of grassroots activism that’s coming,” said NKD president Brandon West, before the meeting. “There will be a larger voice for that at this meeting and I think that will be amplified in the future.”

Now take on the anti-democratic Democrats

…At the national level, the Republican and Democratic parties have failed to accommodate and respond to changing winds and no longer represent voters’ values and needs. They are closed-door spaces that often breed corruption, self-dealing and a dearth of genuine leadership.