Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney speaks at the R-eCreate '68 rally outside the DNC on Sunday, August 24, 2008.
I've been hearing so many rumors and bits of information about the two organizing groups in Denver (See my post here), that I"m not sure what's what anymore. I am not going to retract my posts because I feel I've provided information from the two groups' websites for my readers to be informed about each … Continue reading Protesting in Denver (DNC)
It appears that Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente will be participating with both groups at the DNC the last week of August. They are scheduled to speak at the ARD event and to march with the R68 group. Regardless of varying philosophies of protesting by both of these groups, this is the RIGHT thing for … Continue reading Cynthia McKinney and Rosa Clemente at the DNC
The controversy continues over the "movement of resistance and protest" at this year's DNC in Colorado. I've been reading an lot of commentary and articles in Green circles and blogs about this, and here is what I have gleaned so far. The two major groups involved in organizing protests at the DNC are Recreate '68(R68) … Continue reading R68 and The Alliance for Real Democracy – the scoop
It looks like there is going to be a mediation process initiated with the greens in Colorado. Hopefully this will yield favorable results. I will post here what happens.
On the Wilder Side has nicely posted, with references to Green Party Watch's article, about the controversy happening over the Green Party of Colorado's unhappiness with the McKinney/Clemente campaign's participating with recreate68. The controversy seems to be hinged on approaches to demonstrating and the possible compromise of the key value of non-violence. The Colorado Green … Continue reading Controversy in Colorado over DNC activities