The party's 30th national convention will be held June 12-15 on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago. "Politically, we are ready. It's going to be a great affair."
The 26th Annual People's World/Mundo Popular gala promises a hot time in this freezing town!
Watch the video of Walmart workers and their supporters standing up for good wages and against Walmart abuse.
Flint Farmer was laying face down on the parkway grass after being shot in the thigh and abdomen by Chicago police officer Gildardo Sierra.
Leaders of faith, trade union, immigrant and community groups and elected officials were arrested this week for blocking a street, demanding an end to deportations and calling upon Republican leadership to quit blocking a vote on immigration reform in Congress.
Residents testified mainly on the impact of cuts to mental health clinics, public worker retiree health care and education.
This is a city of polarizing contrasts: a gleaming downtown of corporate offices subsidized by taxpayers while working class neighborhoods are neglected.
Hundreds rallied in Chicago recently to demand justice for victims of police crimes and the creation of a Civilian Police Accountability Council.
Hundreds of students, parents and community activists joined a rally and march Aug. 28 supporting a one-day Chicago school boycott to protest the destruction of public education.
After closing 50 schools, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Public Schools are cutting elementary and high school budgets tens of millions of dollars.