As thousands of civil rights and labor groups marched in New York City against Koch brothers funded and GOP-led efforts to suppress voting rights, the U.S. Senate scheduled January hearings on the issue.
They came in the thousands to let the forces of reaction know that their voting rights - rights that were fought and died for - will not be taken away.
Former Maryland Governor Robert Ehrlich's campaign manager, Paul Schurick, was convicted of "fraud" Dec. 6 for his role in a racist robocall seeking to suppress the Black vote.
In 20 cities across America today hundreds of protesters disrupted foreclosure auctions, squatted in foreclosed homes and staged dramatic public showdowns against big banks and housing giants
After just two weeks, over 300,000 signatures have been collected for Scott Walker's recall. So far, collection totals average 1,040 signatures an hour and have far exceeded even the most optimistic expectations.
The Oakland occupy movement is stepping up activities focused on national and local demands despite police evictions of its downtown tent encampments.
This past Saturday more than 30,000 fired up Recall Walker activists rallied at the Wisconsin statehouse in Madison.
Tthe "one percent" is learning big time today that it cannot evict a nationwide grassroots movement.
Other non-violent protests planned.
A national day of action has been set for December 10, International Human Rights Day. The nationwide protests have been called by a new coalition, the Stand for Freedom campaign.