A Lens on the Democratic Convention, Day 3: Neoliberals vs. Progressives

July 28, 2016 12 photos
  • On the convention floor, star-spangled glitz. Outside, on the streets, flag burning and revolt. (Michael Nigro)

  • Marijuana activists marching a 51-foot joint through the streets of Philadelphia.(Michael Nigro)

  • Incessant anti-Clinton chanting, as hundreds marched from Franklin Delano Roosevelt Park to the guarded gates of the Wells Fargo Center. (Michael Nigro)

  • Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges and Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein at the Socialist Convergence in downtown Philadelphia. (Michael Nigro)

  • Sharpied up on the subway. (Michael Nigro)

  • Activist leftovers from the night before. (Michael Nigro)

  • Anonymous photography. (Michael Nigro)

  • The Philadelphia police have taken, by and large, a stand-back, laissez faire attitude with protesters. (Michael Nigro)

  • A small contingent of Donald Trump supporters made a quick march through the protesters, engaged in tepid shouting matches, then promptly left. Clinton supporters are nonexistent on the streets. (Michael Nigro)

  • A protester waits for another action to begin. (Michael Nigro)

  • “What do you do when you come to a flag burning and no one cares?” asks performance artist and activist Vermin Supreme. (Michael Nigro)

  • Two messages for Clinton outside the Wells Fargo Center. (Michael Nigro)