One year ago, 17 people locked themselves on to a deportation charter flight at London Stansted Airport, grounding a plan that would have sent 59 people back to face reprisal – and possibly death – in Ghana and Nigeria. Now, those activists could face life imprisonment.
Michael Alexander Gould-Wartofsky is a photographer, author, educator and social scientist from New York City. His photography and videography have appeared in The Times' City Room, The Guardian, The Nation and the books "The 99%: How Occupy Wall Street is Changing America.".
British-born Giles Clarke has shot thousands of images entirely on his iPhone.
Millions of people around all over the planet poured into the streets on May Day, celebrating, protesting and demanding social, economic and environmental justice. Collected here is a small sample of many powerful and inspiring moments captured by photographers in the US and around the world.
Thousands poured into the city parks, streets and plaza’s to celebrate May Day 2012 and demand social and economic justice for the oppressed around the world.