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Occupy Wall Street: One Year Anniversary (VIDEO)

(2) Comments | Posted September 17, 2012 | 2:47 AM

In late September 2011, I found a story on Russia Today about a new protest movement called "Occupy Wall Street". After seeing the spectacle of boisterous radicals and costumed dissenters in New York City, I wondered if OWS was happening anywhere else. For several days, I researched the movement and...

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VIDEO: Pro-Life Rally At The 2012 DNC

(3) Comments | Posted September 12, 2012 | 11:51 AM

Pro-Life activists gather outside of the Democratic National Convention to rally against abortion.

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VIDEO: Occupy Wall Street At The DNC

(1) Comments | Posted September 10, 2012 | 12:50 PM

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Protesters marched on the Bank of America headquarters during the Democratic National Convention to speak out against "corporate greed." Charlotte-based company Duke Energy was among the criticized organizations. Duke recently became the nation's largest electrical utility after merging with Progress Energy, Inc., and they contributed $32 million...

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Talking Women's Rights At The DNC

(1) Comments | Posted September 7, 2012 | 7:08 AM

Delegates and others speak about issues relating to women's rights, such as abortion and female contraception.

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Meet The LGBT Delegates At The 2012 Democratic Convention

(0) Comments | Posted September 6, 2012 | 5:51 PM

For the first time in history the LGBT community has a delegate from every state present at the DNC. The total number is around 550, up 200 from the 2008 convention. This year's Democratic platform also includes marriage equality for the first time.

I spoke to Deb Butler, a candidate...

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VIDEO: Undocumented Protesters Arrested Outside Democratic Convention

(11) Comments | Posted September 5, 2012 | 11:41 AM

Ten undocumented protesters from Arizona were arrested late Tuesday afternoon outside of the Time Warner Arena in uptown Charlotte, as Democratic National Convention delegates watched.

Chanting in Spanish and English, the protesters -- surrounded by media and conventioneers with smart phone cameras -- quickly marched toward the arena where First...

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Mr. Satan Goes To Wall Street

(1) Comments | Posted September 4, 2012 | 11:27 AM

A performance group from New York City has taken their production of Mr. Satan Goes To Wall Street to the RNC and now the DNC. Last night the group performed in front of several Occupy protesters, who are stationed just a few blocks away from the convention area...

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Heated Discussion After The Charlotte Labor Day Parade

(1) Comments | Posted September 3, 2012 | 8:04 PM

A Ron Paul devotee, an Obama supporter, and an Anarchist have a debate.

What starts off as a megaphone blast regarding the controversial National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), spirals into a heated discussion about Obama's presidency and the idea of self-governance.

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Sights And Sounds From Charlotte's Labor Day Parade

(0) Comments | Posted September 3, 2012 | 7:57 PM

Charlotte's annual Labor Day parade drew a few hundred participants, including members of various local unions, drummers and dancers from West Charlotte High School, and Occupiers.

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