Regional and national activists will come together to support domestic violence survivor Marissa Alexander and strengthen opposition to mandatory minimum sentencing.
All criminal charges were dropped against Palestinian leader, Dr. Sami Al-Arian on June 27, a ruling greeted by those who have fought for nearly two decades to free him.
The convention was arguably the most open and broadly attended in the party's history. Events were live streamed and open to the press.
It is estimated that nearly one third - ten to 30 percent - died in the course of U.S. government's ethnic cleansing.
At the Peoples World panel on June 13 called "Working for a Living: New Challenges," workers who have been part of the Fight for 15 campaign to raise fast food wages made their voices heard.
The "new populism" spoken of at the conference was described, defined and delivered with hope and realism.
The police report failed to answer three key questions: 1) Why was Jones arrested? 2) Why was he shot? and 3) Why was he shot 23 times?
"This lawsuit put a swift end to a cruel, discriminatory, and unlawful effort to drive immigrant families out of their homes."
The forum is devised to promote a "renewed effort to build a multi-racial, multi-national movement" against police crimes, government surveillance, mass incarceration, and more.
The president signed the order in a dramatic White House ceremony as Lilly Ledbetter stood beside him; it marked Equal Pay Day, the day that marks how long a woman must work into 2014 to earn the same as a man did in 2013.