Photographer Scott Heins visited groups that are working to stem the tide of NYC’s food crisis. This photo essay shows the inspiring depth of commitment, creativity, and good humor of staff members and volunteers showed as they did all they could to help as many families as possible.
The Democratic Party machine is a hollow shell, a monopoly whose product appeals to relatively few but thrived because it could smother any competition. Since a real opposition finally got organized, the machine has repeatedly been overwhelmed.
COVID-19 is now pushing hundreds of thousands of the city’s residents further into housing insecurity, and in search for answers to systemic housing problems that were already lurking just below the surface.