Tompkins Square anarchists ride again

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Aging veterans of the 1988 Tompkins Square police riot gathered on the steps of New York’s City Hall April 3 to oppose the installation of surveillance cameras in the park. From left to right: Chris Flash, editor of the Lower East Side underground paper The Shadow; longtime activist Jerry “the Peddler” Wade; event organizer John Penley; video artist Clayton Patterson, editor of the recent anthology Resistance: A Radical History of the Lower East Side; and your blogger Bill Weinberg.

Photo: Elsa Rensaa

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