"We had not seen this kind of excessive police force used against protestors since the civil rights movement of the 1960's"
Today two billionaire brothers are able to decide the results of elections throughout the country.
The union-led Democracy Initiative, founded and led by the Communications Workers, will tackle politicization of state courts, a senior strategist says.
In a bold and welcome action, Obama announced he would temporarily end the threat of deportation for an estimated five million undocumented immigrants.
Basic democratic rights are at stake Nov. 4 if Republicans take control of the U.S. Senate and expand their domination of governorships and state houses.
Gov. Scott Walker and corporate extremist backers could suppress 300,000 registered voters.
In 1984-1985 the National Press Club decided to drastically revamp the old National Press Building (NPB) where the People's Daily World had its modest one-room office.
So in this year's November 4 midterms, the question is once more whether the Democrats can turn out enough voters.
The Ferguson City Council announced Monday that it will set up a civilian review board to oversee the Police Department.
Pulling together, volunteering and pitching in when city leaders seemed unable or unwilling to - just added to the unity building during a time of profound crisis.