philly

  • Columbus Statue Focal Point for South Philly Right-Wingers

    June 16, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA – Marconi Plaza has served as the gathering site for right-wing South Philly residents this past weekend. Members of the crowd were predominantly of Italian-American heritage, reflecting the ethnic composition and culture of some of the surrounding neighborhoods. Two weeks ago the city…...
  • Philadelphia Police Threaten Unicorn Riot Reporter After Vigilante Assault

    June 14, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA – On Saturday evening dozens of armed vigilantes gathered in Marconi Plaza in South Philadelphia near a Christopher Columbus statue, ostensibly to “protect it” from vandalism. Several of the men assaulted our reporter on the scene and slashed his bike tires. Philadelphia police…...
  • Car Protest Demands Philadelphia Officials Release Prisoners To Save Lives In Pandemic Crisis

    April 10, 2020
    Philadelphia, PA – Protesters gathered by car outside city hall to demand that Philly Mayor Jim Kenney and other city officials take swift action to release prisoners from local jails as the COVID-19 pandemic crisis intensifies. Jails and prisons have become some of the largest…...
  • Philly Police Harass Jewish Cops: Lawsuit

    December 6, 2018
    Philadelphia, PA – A new federal lawsuit alleges that a culture of anti-Semitic and racist harassment has been allowed to thrive at the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD). Court filings submitted on behalf of two Jewish officers claim that the police department and the City of…...
  • Anti- and Pro-Trump Rallies in Philly End With Fights, Blood, Arrests

    July 2, 2017
    Philadelphia, PA – A rally calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump took place Sunday morning at Liberty Bell Plaza. A variety of liberal and progressive organizations generally denounced the Trump administration, calling for Medicaid for all, and drawing attention to the ongoing Trump-Russia…...
  • DNC Day 4 – Delegates Walk-Out as Crowds Defy Rain to Protest DNC

    July 31, 2016
    Philadelphia, PA – The last day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention had more action on the inside than on the outside. As delegates left their seats inside the Wells Fargo Center during Hillary Clinton’s Democratic Party nominee acceptance speech, crowds gathered outside in the…...
  • DNC Day 3 – Disenfranchised Populace Storms the Gates of DNC

    July 28, 2016
    Philadelphia, PA – The third day of the Democratic National Convention was the most contentious thus far. Seven people are being federally charged after breaching the gates of the DNC and dozens more were arrested for bypassing security to protest the super-delegate system. Unicorn Riot…...