“Recapture Democracy in the Streets of Philadelphia”

Shut Down the DNC by Chris Hedges https://www.truthdig.com/report/item/shut_down_the_democratic_national_convention_20160605 On July 25, opening day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Cheri Honkala, leader of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign, who was denied a permit to march by city authorities, will rally with thousands of protesters outside City Hall. Defying the police, they will march up Broad Street to the convention. We will recapture our democracy in the streets of cities such as Philadelphia, not in convention halls such as the aptly named Wells Fargo Center, [...]

Where Tom Hayden gets it wrong

Answer to Tom Hayden writing in The Nation to endorse Hillary for president: I used to support Bernie but then I changed my mind https://www.thenation.com/article/i-used-to-support-bernie-but-then-i-changed-my-mind/ httpss://www.laprogressive.com/tom-hayden-wrong/ by Charles Fredricks Because Tom fears the alternative is Lucifer, he opts to support Lucifer's minion instead. Hyperbole? Hillary is working to export fracking technology globally, supports GMO companiesí efforts to control the food supply, is down with continuing to hold the US healthcare system hostage to private medical insurance and pharmaceutical industries, and never saw a war or weapons system [...]