We are a grassroots community response to Broken Windows Policing. We are Abolitionists and Anti-Police. Transportation is a right. No one deserves to go to jail for $2.75.
Punishing fare-evaders IS a criminalization of poverty, and it adversely affects black and brown people in the city. For us, this is common sense. Black people have to protect one another against the racist NYPD, so when you're exiting the subway station, if you see someone that looks like they need to board on, you can swipe someone in on your way out.