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DWS Gets Booed as Dems Prepare to Gavel In Contentious Convention
The #DNCLeak is akin to 'ripping off the scab and reopening it,' said one pollster
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Set for Convention Floor Fight, Push to End Superdelegates 'Catching Fire'
'The current system stands against grassroots activists and the will of the voters,' says Tulsi Gabbard
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Sanders Files Permit Request for Huge Rally on Eve of Democratic Convention
Permit application request estimates crowd of 15,000 to 40,000 people could attend event in Philadelphia's Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park
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From Philly to Australia, People Rise Up Against 'Fossil Fuel Dinosaur Economy'
Demonstrators laid their bodies down and raised their voices up to demand a just transition to renewable energy
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With the New Year, the American Parade of Politics and Prejudice Marches On
Philadelphia's Mummer's Parade brought flare-ups of racism and bigotry that parallel the rage and fear that grip much of the public in this election year.
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Philly Schools Sacrificed on the Altar of Pennsylvania Budget Compromise
Pennsylvania lawmakers are ready to help all students across the Commonwealth – if only they can abuse, mistreat and trample some of them. Which ones? The poor black and brown kids. Of course! That seems to be the lesson of a school code bill passed with bipartisan support by the state Senate...
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Philadelphia school superintendent says city schools could shutter early next year if the budget impasse continues. News
As Destruction of Philly Public Ed Looms, Kids Are Pawns in Budget Battle
'Do we really need to bleed Philadelphia some more before we can heal the self-inflicted wounds caused by our conservative legislators?'
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Anti-Transparency Bill Implies Pennsylvania Police Have 'Something to Hide'
'We give our police officers a great deal of power. It is crucial that transparency is coupled with that power.'
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Black Residents Bear Brunt of Philly's Trigger-Happy Police Department
New Department of Justice report finds high rate of shootings and severe lack of transparency
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