Chris Hedges and Jill Stein Speak at Socialist Convergence During Democratic Convention (Video)
The United States is at a transformative moment.
What should progressive-minded citizens do after the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia ends? Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein shared her thoughts with other speakers at the Socialist Convergence in Philadelphia. Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges read his column “The 1 Percent’s Useful Idiots.”
We streamed the talks live on Truthdig’s Facebook page. Watch below.
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