A bit of revolution hit the streets on May Day in New York as immigrants left jobs and schools across the five boroughs then converged on Manhattan’s Union Square Park. Folks will debate the size of the crowd that jammed Union Square and beyond yesterday afternoon. People filled sidewalks along side streets, searching for a way into the rally. By 3 p.m. the park was full; by 5 it was bursting—so much so that police pulled back the metal barricades blocking 14th Street and let the throngs spill down Broadway an hour before the rally inside the park was... More >>>