Groups co-sponsor a moderated discussion on the Queens machine

A moderated discussion promises to draw attention to the role of money in politics amongst Queens Democrats. The discussion is co-sponsored by the Queens Anti-Gentrification Project and Progress Queens. Source : Event Organisers/Facebook/Fair Use

A moderated discussion promises to draw attention to the role of money in politics amongst Queens Democrats. The discussion is co-sponsored by the Queens Anti-Gentrification Project and Progress Queens. Source : Event Organisers/Facebook/Fair Use

By LOUIS FLORES

The Queens Anti-Gentrification Project and Progress Queens are co-sponsoring a moderated discussion on Monday, 04 December, about money, power, and politics of Queens Democrats at LaGuardia Community College. The moderated discussion is open to public, who can R.S.V.P. to attend the moderated discussion on the Facebook event page.

The discussion promises to address the role of money in politics, corruption, and gentrification, according to the Facebook event page, noting, with some specificity, that certain office holders would be examined during the discussion. "From Queens Democrats like Joe Crowley and Jimmy Van Bramer to the district attorney and real estate developers, this panel will look at the current political landscape, while highlighting issues of money in politics, as well as corruption and transparency on other issues," the discussion's organisers stated on the Facebook event page.

The moderated discussion will be held at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City.

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