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  • 2:42:23 pm
  • Monday
  • 25 September 2017

Rnc Protest 500,000 Strong

On Sunday the 29th United for Peace and Justice hosted the largest party convention protest in Us history—with tallies by the Ny Times and Nypd surpassing half a million.

Tweed Magazine took to the streets of Manhattan alongside a half million others to protest the Bush Administration. The left felt strongly unified as Pro- and Anti-Kerry, Green Party, Pro-Nader, Communists, Anarchists, and more marched together in solidarity. Following the massive demonstration United for Peace and Justice continues to seek donations to cover the cost of permits and publicity for their organized marches.

As protests continue Moport.org encourages everyone to submit live photos of the action via cell phones to combat the mainstream media’s suppression of protest imagery. You can Media/News/2004083113330010.zip" target="_blank">download a collection of Tweed’s Rnc protest photos here. (Photos by Stewart Smith, use by permission only.)

During the march to Madison Square Garden and back, Tweed stopped to interview both Anti- and Pro-Bush demonstrators. These audio interviews and photo stills will be available for download in the near future. Also check back for Issue 13's official release date, expected in early October.

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Have you participated in an Rnc demonstration this week? Do you plan to? What have your past protest experiences been like? Did we hand you a Tweed flyer during the Ufpj march? Share your thoughts and debate the issues on Tweed’s new message board.

Interview Issue

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Stewart Smith
Tuesday, 31 August 2004
"Save America—Defeat Bush" by Unite Here.

"Save America—Defeat Bush" by Unite Here.

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Protesters assemble downtown at 10:00am.

Protesters assemble downtown at 10:00am.
The crowd quickly thickens as the march begins at noon.

The crowd quickly thickens as the march begins at noon.
Tweed interviews a United for Peace and Justice organizer.

Tweed interviews a United for Peace and Justice organizer.
Outside Affinias Southgate Tower hotel.

Outside Affinia’s Southgate Tower hotel.
The march reaches Madison Square Garden.

The march reaches Madison Square Garden.
From the sidelines a Pro-Bush demonstrator waves his banner.

From the sidelines a Pro-Bush demonstrator waves his banner.
A fire outside MSG disrupts the otherwise peaceful protest.

A fire outside Msg disrupts the otherwise peaceful protest.
Women from Florida bear their political slogans.

Women from Florida bear their political slogans.

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