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Dissenting Opinions

Activists use biblical themes to challenge the statusquo at Shadow Convention 2000.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/politics/article/dissenting_opinions_20000818

Congressional leaders, activists and religious leaders invoked biblical notions of justice to spotlight the need to bring about campaign reform, reduce poverty and end the "failed war on drugs." Sen. Russell Feingold (D-Wisc.) warned the packed Shadow Convention 2000 audience in downtown Los Angeles that the Democratic and Republican con-ventions are "the worst display of money and corruption in American history."

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