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Press Coverage of the People's Caravan:

July 14, 2016:  Move to Amend Reports on the People’s Caravan from the RNC to the DNC: Interview with GGJ's Cindy Wiesner, hosted by Laura Bonham and Egberto Willies

July 15, 2016: Meet the 'People's Caravan' Charting out Bold Alternatives to Our Election Cycle Nightmare: Social movement leaders to trek across the country calling for grassroots alternatives to the far-right resurgence in America. By Sarah Lazare / AlterNet

July 18, 2016: Young People on the Streets of Cleveland and Philadelphia:
For many young people who took their first step into activism this primary campaign, mobilizing in opposition to Trump at the RNC is both a moral obligation and a chance to test their power, by Tania Unzueta, BLM Philly, Rossmery Zayas and Maximilian Cotterill, The Nation

July 20, 2016: People's Pundits: RNC Wednesday in Cleveland. AJ + Dena Takruri and Francesca Fiorentini speak to GGJ's Cindy Wiesner about what's happening on the streets during the Republican National Convention and the issues not being talked about inside the arena. 

July 20, 2016: Welcome to Fortress Cleveland -- heavy security blankets convention city, by Gregory Krieg and Jeremy Moorhead, CNN

July 20, 2016: In heavily secured Cleveland, activists build Trump his wall, by Jeremy Fugleberg, Cincinnati Enquirer

July 20, 2016Anti-Trump protest snarls GOP convention's main entrance, by Jesse Byrnes,The Hill, Briefing Room

July 20, 2016: Anti-Trump protesters unfurl their own 'wall',  AFP, Yahoo News

July 21, 2016Hija de la activista ambiental Berta Cáceres, protesta a las afueras de la Convención Nacional Republicana, Univision

July 21, 2016: “People’s Caravan” rallies against bigotry and hate outside RNC, by Ariel Goodman, FSRN

July 21, 2016: People's Caravan Spans Party Conventions, by Andrea Sears, Public News Service - PA

July 21, 2016: Why This Election Matters, by Timmy Lu, Reappropriate

July 21, 2016This Multiracial 'People's Caravan' is Trekking from the RNC to the DNC to Condemn Election-Season HateBy Yessenia Funes

July 21, 2016: Video: #WallOffTrump, By Ayse Gursoz

July 21, 2016: #SeNecesitaRaices: Voces del Lanzamiento de la Caravana del PuebloAriel Goodman

July 21, 2016: Bernie Sanders' campaign legacy lives on at the Republican National Convention, Posted by Cleveland 19 Digital Team

July 21, 2016: Conflict of interests outside the RNC, Gun rights activists and anti-war protesters get in their last licks before the end of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Gavino Garay, Reuters | Video

July 22, 2016: "Pledge of Resistance' Travels from RNC to DNC, Mary Kuhlman, Public News Service - OH

July 22, 2016: #JusticiaParaBerta: Discurso de Laura Yolanda Zuniga Cáceres en Pittsburgh, grabado por Ariel Goodman

July 22, 2016: Activists Push the Democrats for Real Solutions on Climate Change: The Democrats’ climate platform beats the Republicans’, but it doesn’t go far enough. By Kate Aronoff

July 25, 2016: Hija de Berta Cáceres pide Justicia en Convención Demócrata:Zuniga dijo que viajo a Filadelfia como parte del grupo "Se Echan Raíces para Cambiar", con el que estuvo también en Cleveland, Agencia AP, El Heraldo

July 25, 2016: Berta Cáceres’ Daughter Protests at DNC, Demands Justice for Her Slain Mother, by Yara Simón, Remezcla

July 25, 2016 10,000 March in Philly Calling for a Clean Energy Revolution: 'Wake up, humanity! Time is running out!', by Sandra Steingraber, EcoWatch

July 25, 2016: Street Beat: Immigration activists call for an end to deportations, by Ariel Goodman, Free Speech Radio News

July 25, 2016People's Caravan Fights Racism From Cleveland to Philly, by Suzanne Potter, Public News Service - CA

July 25, 2016: Activists Demand Justice for Berta Cáceres, End to U.S.-Funded Violence in Honduras: Today's action in Philadelphia marks the end of the It Takes Roots to Change the System People's Caravan trip from the RNC to the DNC, by Sameer Rao, Colorlines

July 25, 2016: Mainers on People's Caravan to DNC, Mike Clifford, Public News Service - ME

July 26, 2016: Who's Protesting at the DNC? Not just Bernie Sanders supporters. A diverse mix of progressive forces are actively opposing Clinton’s nomination, and taking it to Philly’s streets. By George Joseph, The Atlantic’s City Lab

July 26, 2016: People's Pundits - DNC Wednesday. AJ+ Francesca Fiorentini and Dena Takruri interview Laura Zúniga Cáceres. July 26, 2016: NoC at the DNC: Daughter of Murdered Honduran Activist Speaks Out, by Zach D Roberts, Nation of Change

July 26, 2016: Protestors Call out Hillary Clinton and Demand Justice for Berta Cáceres at DNC, by Raquel Reichard, LATINA

July 26, 2016: Latinos Tell The Democratic Party: It’s Not Enough To Say You’re Better Than Trump, by Alice Ollstein, Think Progress

July 26, 2016: Protesters Mount March on Last Day of RNC, by Briahnna Brown, Chicago Defender

July 27, 2016: Activist Shines Light on Clinton’s Dirty Foreign Policy in Honduras: Interview with GGJ’s Sha Grogan-Brown, by Sonali Kolhatkar, Rising Up with Sonali, Truthdig

July 27, 2016: DNC – Day Two: Immigration policy emerges as flashpoint at RNC and DNC, by Bob Hennelly, City and State Pennsylvania

July 27, 2016: VID Interviews Daughter of Slain Honduran Environmentalist, Berta Caceres, Laura Caceres, Interview by Deezle Deez , Veracity in Defiance

July 28, 2016: In the Wake of Her Mom's Assassination, Laura Cáceres Hits the DNC With Fervor, by Yessenia Fune, Colorlines

July 28, 2016: Hillary Clinton's Nomination Met with Joy from Many Women at DNC, but Disenchantment from Others, by Alice Speri, The Intercept

June 28, 2016: ¿Quiénes protestan en la Convención Nacional Demócrata?
No son sólo los partidarios de Bernie Sanders. Una mezcla diversa de fuerzas progresistas se opone activamente a la nominación de Clinton, y lo está demostrando en las calles de Filadelfia
Por: George Joseph, Univision CityLab Latino 

July 29, 2016: Hillary's Got Blood on Her Hands, by Andalucia Knoll, subMedia.tv

July 29, 2016: Immigrants March on the DNC, Call to Shut Down Berks Family Detention Center in Pennsylvania, Democracy Now!

July 29, 2016: #DNCInPhilly Finale: An Anti-Uber Protest, a Rooftop Mural and Other Notable Actions from This Weekby Sameer Rao, Colorlines

July 29, 2016: News Fix: Trans Delegates and #BlackLivesMatter Organizers Push for Progress at the DNCPosted by Rachel, Autostraddle

July 18-July 29, 2016: Fotoblog: los mejores momentos de la Convención Demócrata en Filadelfia y la Convención Republicana en ClevelandPor: David Maris, Univision

July 29, 2016: Bernie's Movement Moves On, by Emma Roller

August 1, 2016: Fighting for Murdered Honduran Environmentalist, Fusion

August 1, 2016: Interview with Drew Christopher Joy from the Southern Maine Workers' Center on the People's Caravan at the DNC, Stefan Christoff, Free City Radio

August 2, 2016: Breaking the Cycle: The People’s Caravan took the fight to the Republican and Democrat conventions, but rejected the suffocating electioneering of both, by Lawrence Richards, The Leveller

August 3, 2016: ‘Berta no murío, se multiplico’ Protestan la muerte de la activista hondureña Berta Cáceres y piden fin a la ‘violencia en Latinoamérica, durante la convención demócrata, Por Laura Rodríguez, Vivelo Hoy

August 8 and 15, 2016 Issue: A Tale of Two Conventions: The spectacles in Cleveland and Philadelphia both came down to a question as old as the Republic: who are the people, and who speaks for them?, by Jill Lepore, The New Yorker

August 11, 2016: U.S. Aid to Honduras in Doubt After Killings Of Activists, by Roque Planas, The Huffington Post

August 12, 2016: Her Mother Was Murdered for Fighting For Human Rights—Here’s What She Wants You To Know, by Kaelyn Forde, Refinery 29

August 17, 2016: Ni Odio, Ni Militarismo, por Silvia Celi, RFI en español, Las Voces del Mundo

Laura Zuñiga Cáceres at the Democratic National Convention, on Sojourner Truth with Margaret Prescod