The DNC Protests You Didn’t See on TV


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The DNC Protests You Didn’t See on TV: Sanders Delegates Chant and Walk Out on Clinton Speech

Democracy Now! on Jul 29, 2016 – Protests continued on the floor of the convention, as chants of “No more war” could be heard throughout the evening. Some delegates walked off the floor of the DNC in protest. Democracy Now! was on the floor when protests began as retired four-star Marine General John Allen took the stage.


Lopsided democratic convention coverage sparks public outrage

RT on Jul 29, 2016

As Hillary Clinton makes history becoming America’s first major-party female presidential nominee, anger is growing over biased media coverage of the Democratic Convention.


Sanders supporters continue to protest in DNC despite Clinton’s nomination

RT America on Jul 29, 2016

A group of Bernie Sanders delegates staged a protest inside Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Center on the final day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday. Scores of supporters worse glow-in-the-dark T-shirts, held protest signs and shouted during the speeches.


At least two protesters arrested outside DNC following Clinton nomination

RT America on Jul 29, 2016

At least two protesters were arrested outside Philadelphia’s Wells Fargo Centre on the final day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, as scores of demonstrators railed against the victory of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

Supporters of Bernie Sanders held banners reading “Bernie or bust” and denounced Clinton by chanting slogans. Commenting on the result of the nomination, one protester said, “There is absolutely no unity at all. They are pretending to be united with us and they are lying.”

(see also: Abby Martin Talks About Her Arrest at DNC)


Nuns on the Bus at the DNC: Sister Simone Campbell on Abortion Rights, Wealth Gap, Kaine in Honduras

Democracy Now! on Jul 29, 2016 – “Nuns on the Bus” has pulled up at the Democratic National Convention after several weeks on the road in 13 states. Friday they will make a human bar graph that dramatically illustrates the gaps in society regarding wealth, voting rights, health care, citizenship, and housing. We are joined by Sister Simone Campbell, the leader of Nuns on the Bus as well as a lawyer and poet, and a Sister of Social Service and Executive Director of NETWORK Lobby for Catholic Social Justice.

from the archives:

Chris Hedges: Sanders Gave Up His Historical Moment + No More War Protesters Disrupt Panetta’s Speech + Jill Stein at Socialist Convergence

Peter Schweizer: Clinton Cash Documentary–A History of Corruption

Rev. Chris Hedges: We Do Not Live In A Functioning Democracy + Jill Stein’s Speech

Rev. Chris Hedges: Take Down This Discredited System! + Bernie Booed + Thousands Protesting at DNC

Hillary Clinton: A Threat to All Humanity

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