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The Republicans and Democrats had their corporate paid for coronations in Philadelphia and LA. The network anchors with their golden rolodex of experts chimed in with much gravitas. But somehow the media could not find their way to Denver where the Green Party held its national convention. In stark contrast to the lavish spectacles of the two major parties, hundreds of delegates from all over the US gathered in the Mile High City.
This program brings you some of the highlights from the Green Party convention. Jello Biafra was the leader of the punk rock band Dead Kennedys. He lectures widely on social issues.
Medea Benjamin is co-founder of Global Exchange. She is the Green Party candidate for the US Senate in California.
Manning Marable, Professor of History at Columbia University and a noted author, is a leading African American scholar/activist.