2016 RNC

In July, I traveled to Cleveland, Ohio to cover the xenophobic carnival that was the 2016 Republican National Convention for Chicagoist. I spent time with political activists and resistors, gun nuts and street preachers, vehement supporters of carnival barker Donald Trump, locals who felt displaced from their own home and more. Here are some of…

2016 DNC

In July, I traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to cover the 2016 Democratic National Convention for Chicagoist and Gothamist. I spent time with political activists and resistors, party line democrats and delegates, disaffected Bernie Sanders supporters and more. Here are some of those stories. Protesters swarm sweltering Philly: ‘Hell no DNC, we won’t vote for Hillary!’…