The corporate media’s adulatory coverage of the carefully choreographed pageantry at the Democratic convention couldn’t be further from the truth.
Personnel overseeing the Democratic Convention revoked access for over 800 Sanders volunteers and basically told them to go enjoy Philadelphia.
An activist from CODEPINK unfurled a “Boycott Israel” banner during NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s speech at DNC 2016 and was subsequently ejected from the arena.
Democratic Party personnel at the national convention are ejecting any Bernie Sanders delegates, who hold up signs not officially produced by the party.
Environmental activist and documentary filmmaker Josh Fox in Philadelphia said he feels disappointed, like the Democratic Party is pushing out Sanders supporters and activists who attended the Democratic National Convention. During the drafting process in June, Hillary Clinton campaign appointees to the Democratic Party platform drafting committee blocked an effort
Susan Sarandon, a well-known actress and surrogate for the Bernie Sanders campaign, spoke to Shadowproof about reactions at the DNC in Philadelphia.
Several hundred Bernie Sanders delegates staged a walkout after Hillary Clinton was officially nominated during the roll call vote at the Democratic National Convention on July 26.
Kevin Gosztola speaks to Rania Khalek about the walkout staged by Bernie Sanders delegates after Hillary Clinton won the party’s presidential nomination.
Bernie Sanders delegates planning to walk out at the Democratic convention this week are facing intimidation and threats from both the Clinton and Sanders campaigns.