Tomorrow my spouse and I will join thousands of activists in Philadelphia for the DNC, and we are very excited about it. We do not have credentials to enter the Convention proper, but we will be on the streets with other everyday people who have something to say.
We expect a huge convergence of the Left in Philly, and we look forward to standing with our allies, making new friends, and building community. It’s going to be a blast with people celebrating the huge success of the Bernie Sanders campaign — for winning 22 states, 43% of the popular vote, and almost 1900 delegates, as well as raising nearly $230 million from small donors and putting democratic socialism on the agenda — and people celebrating the nomination of the first female candidate for President of the United States, Hillary Rodham Clinton. Continue reading