SPECIAL COVERAGE: The 2016 Democratic National Convention

Journalist Rania Khalek is on the ground in Philadelphia reporting on all the action taking place inside and outside the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Follow her on Twitter: @raniakhalek.

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"Sanders delegates during John Podesta's speech [at the Democratic Convention]." Still from C-SPAN broadcast. By Michael Tracey / @mtracey on Twitter.
01 Aug 2016

DNC Achieved Unity Through Forced Conformity And Manufactured Consent

The corporate media’s adulatory coverage of the carefully choreographed pageantry at the Democratic convention couldn’t be further from the truth.

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Hillary Clinton at the post-DNC rally in Philadelphia. Photo by neverbutterfly on Flickr.
01 Aug 2016

Sanders Convention Volunteer Shares How DNC Made Her Irrelevant And Invisible

Personnel overseeing the Democratic Convention revoked access for over 800 Sanders volunteers and basically told them to go enjoy Philadelphia.

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"CODEPINKers join @ArielElyseGold after she disrupted @AmbDermer & chant "FREE PALESTINE!" thru halls of #DNCinPHL!" via CODEPINK on Twitter: https://twitter.com/codepink/status/758719058749497345
28 Jul 2016

Clinton Delegates Drown Out CODEPINK Activist Who Unfurls ‘Boycott Israel’ Banner

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.

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The 2016 Democratic National Convention was so stage-managed that signs handed out for former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's speech matched the color of his tie.
28 Jul 2016

Democratic Convention Targets Delegates Holding Signs Which Stray From Party Line

Democratic Party personnel at the national convention are ejecting any Bernie Sanders delegates, who hold up signs not officially produced by the party.

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Josh Fox, documentary filmmaker behind "Gasland" and activist (Photo by Joshua Pribanic, Public Herald - http://publicherald.org/)
27 Jul 2016

Filmmaker Josh Fox Says Sanders Supporters Feel Like They’re Being Pushed Out by DNC

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

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SPECIAL COVERAGE: The 2016 Democratic National Convention