Follow Jesse and Clint as they orient you to the wonderful RAD AWESOME austere town of Denver in preparation for the DNC
A bit of HISTORY
Full coverage of the streets at the DNC in Boston 2004.
What has changed? What progress have "the people" made?
Capn Cannabis speaks his mind at the DNC rally of Democrats and allies against marijuana prohibition in Denver Colorado on August 22nd, 2008. Come out to the next rally on August 28th to support the medicinal marijuana cause!
DNC protestors prepare for the Democratic Convention. Free activist trainings and Prohibition Speak Out at Civic Center Park in Denver. Featuring Drug War Activist Dana Beal and YIPPIE Aaron "Pie Man" Kay.
Denver Human Rights Attorney Robert Corry Jr. makes a pledge to represent any DNC protestor cited by Denver Police with less than an ounce of Marijuana during the DNC, then gets swarmed by people asking for his phone number. Smoke away protestors, if ya get cited you got legal representation for free J.’
From the DNC Rally to support Marijuana legalization, featured speaker Attorney Rob Corry’s speech part one. Please check out part two for the rest of the speech and Corry’s historic pledge to represent ANY protestor cited by police for less than an oz of Marijuana.
From the DNC Rally to support Marijuana legalization on August 22nd, 2008, on the Colorado capital steps in Denver. This part features Corry’s historic pledge to represent any protestor cited by DP for less than an oz of Marijuana. Awesome stuff. www.drugwarsoldiers****
More at *******www.theuptake****. Recreate 68 is one of the controversially-named progressive groups organizing demonstrations and other activities at the 2008 DNC in Denver. The UpTake's Chuck Olsen interviews one of the group's founders, Mark Cohen, and documents the first big protest of the DNC. The theme was, "End the Occupation."
Cohen points out that the group is not named "Recreate Chicago 68" or "Recreate DNC 68" a reference to the police riots that errupted during the 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago. The group is dedicated to peace, and unlike those protests in 1968, these ended peacefully with no immediate reports of arrests.
Additional footage by Corrine McDermid and Josh Mull. Live music performance by Dead Prez.
We get the story of a 23yo girl who took a 17yo boy to the DNC to protest ...
More at *******www.theuptake**** "America will have a different view of her," says Jamal Simmons, Senior Democratic Advisor to Barack Obama, about Michelle Obama after her speech on the opening night of the DNC Convention. Calling her both vulnerable and strong, Simmons believes the potential First Lady took Republican criticisms head-on in her charged speech about her experiences growing up in Middle America. Salimah Ebrahim reports.
More at *******www.theuptake****. Citizen Kate takes us inside the parties at the DNC. She uncovers the hi-tech party registration process, a couple tying the knot at the DNC, and scores an interview with a politically charged youth. These are highlights of our live streaming camera that is following Kate around. Tune into theuptake**** to see the latest live clips!
More at *******www.theuptake****. Noah Kunin, and the new media masses - trapped at the DNC! All dressed up with nowhere to go, Noah reports on their lack of an egress from their designated area outside of the Pepsi center. Appointments were missed, but at least the trap was catered. Noah comes up with a plan. Watch the video for full details. Follow Noah and the rest of the Uptake team's every move at the DNC over at The Uptake for more.