New York City protests white supremacy following what unfolded in Charlottesville (and continues well beyond).
A rally to counter the Islamophobes that were staging a gathering in NYC.
By Saswat Pattanayak Pete Seeger was not the “American conscience”, as he is being now crowned by the corporate media after his demise. In reality, he was the UnAmerican conscience. And to understand this, it is important to underscore the extent of his internationalism, his commitment towards humanity, his selfless unpatriotic journey as a fervent communist, his lifelong quest against American militarism, adventurism and exceptionalism. Most importantly, to use history as a weapon in the class struggle, as Pete used music as his tool, it is pivotal to not let go of the “unAmerican” label that was imposed upon him…
Saswat Pattanayak’s tribute to Amiri Baraka.
New York City protests! Photos by Saswat Pattanayak.
A short photoessay on the Left Forum at Pace University, New York City. Photographs by Saswat Pattanayak
The LGBT Pride March just took place in New York City. Here are some moments in pictures: More pictures here. All photographs by Saswat Pattanayak