Simon Doubleday May 27, 2020

A small act of protest

In March 2020, the Spanish far right party Vox made an appearance in New York.¬†After having met with a number of prominent right-wing politicians in the Washington area, they had planned to come and speak in Astoria, Queens, the most diverse borough in New York; this fact seemed jarring, and I quietly protested. Across the city, unbeknownst to me, many others were also quietly protesting…¬†Here’s the story of the events that unfolded, which I wrote for the progressive Spanish news site Contexto (for whom I also wrote a 3-part series on the presidential debate at Hofstra University between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in 2016, I, II, and III).