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USA: Protesters push for 'Green New Deal' amid Democratic primary debates02:21

USA: Protesters push for 'Green New Deal' amid Democratic primary debates

United States, Detroit
July 31, 2019 at 04:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Detroit on Tuesday to demand the 'Green New Deal' and to protest the Democratic primary debates being held in the city.

Protesters can be seen marching through the streets chanting slogans and bearing various placards and banners, focusing on unions, economic and racial justice, colonialism, water rights, and climate change.

The Protesters were reportedly joined by Detroit native and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib as they marched from Cass Park to the Democratic debates being held at the Fox Theatre.

Protests are expected to resume tomorrow for the second night of debates, where the second half of the large number of Democratic candidates will square off.

USA: Protesters push for 'Green New Deal' amid Democratic primary debates02:21
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Hundreds of protesters marched through the streets of Detroit on Tuesday to demand the 'Green New Deal' and to protest the Democratic primary debates being held in the city.

Protesters can be seen marching through the streets chanting slogans and bearing various placards and banners, focusing on unions, economic and racial justice, colonialism, water rights, and climate change.

The Protesters were reportedly joined by Detroit native and U.S. Representative Rashida Tlaib as they marched from Cass Park to the Democratic debates being held at the Fox Theatre.

Protests are expected to resume tomorrow for the second night of debates, where the second half of the large number of Democratic candidates will square off.

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