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Spy Vs. Spy : Cops Attacked by, uh, Cops During DNC Protests

Officers of the law at DNC protest in Denver, Aug. 22, 2008: Don’t spray me, bro’. I’M A COP!!ACLU: Pepper spray used on undercover cops in Denver may have heatened up scene.By Felisa Cardona / November 6, 2008 See videos … finish reading Spy Vs. Spy : Cops Attacked by, uh, Cops During DNC Protests

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Carl Davidson : Networking at the DNC

Mimi Kennedy and Tim Carpenter of Progressive Democrats of America (PDA).‘At the DNC, all the important stuff these days goes on everywhere EXCEPT on the convention floor’By Carl Davidson / August 30, 2008 DENVER — This is my last day … finish reading Carl Davidson : Networking at the DNC

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Obama’s Grand Speech : Reason for Hope

Photo by Joe Raedle / Getty Images.‘A historic speech on a historic night’By David Corn / August 28, 2008 It was a historic speech on a historic night–in a remarkable setting. A crowd of tens of thousands of Americans, filling … finish reading Obama’s Grand Speech : Reason for Hope

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Denver : Iraq Veterans March Against the Machine

Vets/Rage Against the Machine march in Denver Wednesday.Rage Against the Machine fans join vets in rousing Denver protestBy Carl Davidson / August 28, 2008 I start the day early loading leaflets and joining Leslie Cagan, Judith LeBlanc and five other … finish reading Denver : Iraq Veterans March Against the Machine

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Police Brutality in Denver: the Face of Democracy

Here are dramatic scenes of the knockdown of Alicia Forrest, a member of Code Pink. The Aspen Times says that a policeman violently shoved her. The Rocky Mountain News reports that she was thrown to the ground “with a smack.” … finish reading Police Brutality in Denver: the Face of Democracy

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The DNC Sponsors List Is Rather Enlightening

The list I’ve posted here barely scratches the surface of what the Rocky Mountain News dug out of the public record. I note that this article was published on 12 May, but it is still very timely information. Such notables … finish reading The DNC Sponsors List Is Rather Enlightening

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Police Trap Peaceful Protesters in Denver

Denver cops use pepper gas on demonstratorsBy Davin Hutchins / August 25, 2008 A calm political protest quickly turned chaotic as anxious Denver police surrounded protesters peacefully marching toward the Democratic National Convention Center. After trapping the crowd between two … finish reading Police Trap Peaceful Protesters in Denver

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Dennis Kucinich : Wake up America

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, D-Ohio, preaches “Wake up, America!” to the Democratic National Convention in Denver on Tuesday, Aug. 26. Photo by Charlie Neibergall /AP See “Kucinich wakes up Democratic Convention” by Rochelle Riley and video of Kucinich’s speech, below. ‘We … finish reading Dennis Kucinich : Wake up America

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Chasing The Clean Coal Dragon : A DNC Lobby Adventure

‘Clean coal’ is in an experimental stage and at best hypotheticalAugust 26, 2008 DENVER — Greetings from from the Mile High City! It’s a beautiful day here in Denver. The DNC is in full swing, and excitement is in the … finish reading Chasing The Clean Coal Dragon : A DNC Lobby Adventure

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Frank Rich : Last Call for Change We Can Believe In

Drawing by Barry Blitt / NYT.‘It’s time for Barack Obama to dispatch Change We Can Believe In to a dignified death’By Frank Rich / August 24, 2008 AS the real campaign at last begins in Denver this week, this much … finish reading Frank Rich : Last Call for Change We Can Believe In

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Denver : Police and Protesters Make Preparations

Two days before the start of the Democratic convention, police patrol Cuernavaca Park in Denver. The city has spent a year gearing up. Photo by Joshua Duplechian / Rocky Mountain News / AP.Looks like they’re preparing for martial lawBy Eli … finish reading Denver : Police and Protesters Make Preparations

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Democrats Have Turned Sharply to the Left

‘They are more liberal than at any time in a generation’By Steven Thomma / August 22, 2008 DENVER — As they meet for their national convention Monday through Thursday, Democrats are poised to shift their party’s course — and the … finish reading Democrats Have Turned Sharply to the Left

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