Amid DNC Leaks Fallout, Protesters Urge Bernie To ‘Go Green’ And Root For Jill Stein At DNC 2016

‘Stop voting for the lesser evil and stand up for the greater good like your lives depend on it!’ the Green Party’s presumptive nominee for president, Dr. Jill Stein, told a crowd of hundreds on Monday.

Dr. Jill Stein, presumptive Green Party presidential nominee, speaks at a Power to the People Rally at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention.

PHILADELPHIA --- The Democratic National Convention opened on Monday amid a heat wave, but soaring temperatures didn’t stop activists from heating up the City of Brotherly Love. MintPress News was there as protesters gathered outside of Philadelphia City Hall to chant, carry signs, or cool off in the shade of the building’s stone arches as

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See You In Philly: MintPress News Will Report Live From DNC 2016 Protests

From demands for third party inclusiveness in American elections to protests against the war on drugs, the streets of Philadelphia could prove even more lively than the convention itself.

A worker walks past a video display during preparations for the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia where MintPress News will be reporting live.

PHILADELPHIA --- While delegates rally and Hillary Clinton turns on the charm at the upcoming Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, the streets will be full of activists demanding justice. MintPress News reporter Kit O’Connell will be there as supporters of Green Party candidate Jill Stein demand that she have access to the voting

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An Activist Guide To The National Conventions

Cleveland and Philadelphia are spending millions of dollars to turn their cities into micro-police states in preparation for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

A police officer raises his weapon during a protest at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn., Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008. (AP Photo/Kathryn Grim)

As the American public waits to discover which candidate will be anointed the new royalty for the Democratic and Republican parties, the cities of Cleveland and Philadelphia are prepping their cities for an onslaught of angry activists. The activists are coming from across the country with diverse ideologies, goals, and solutions. The one

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Bill Clinton Triggers Storm Of Critics After Touting Welfare, Prison Legacy

‘You are defending the people who kill the lives you say matter,’ former president tells racial justice activists who interrupted campaign rally

Though nobody likes getting interrupted during a speech, Bill Clinton is not getting many rave reviews for his confrontation with racial justice activists on Thursday. (Image: ABC News/Screenshot)

Riled by protesters who repeatedly interrupted a speech on behalf of wife and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia on Thursday, Bill Clinton is now under fire (and trending on Twitter) for how he responded to those challenging the political pair's record on criminal justice and welfare reform passed under his presidency in the

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May Day Rallies Broaden To Address Police Brutality, Racism

May Day Rallies Broaden To Address Police Brutality, Racism

Protesters demonstrate outside City Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The event in Philadelphia follows days of unrest in Baltimore amid Freddie Gray's police-custody death. Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.

Protesters demonstrate outside City Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 30, 2015. The event in Philadelphia follows days of unrest in Baltimore amid Freddie Gray's police-custody death. LOS ANGELES — Activists who are marching for labor and immigrant rights in U.S. cities on Friday will broaden their message to direct attention toward

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Former Cop Says Admits To Stealing Cash, Planting Drugs Many Times

More than 160 drug convictions have been overturned since the former officer pleaded guilty and the others were named in a 26-count indictment. Scores of civil-rights lawsuits are pending over the arrests.

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey.  The Philadelphia Police have been plagued with allegations of corruptions, the latest include tesitmony by a former officer that he planted drugs and stole cash. PHILADELPHIA — A disgraced ex-police officer testifying against his drug squad colleagues acknowledged Tuesday that he stole drug

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