Four organizers and activists were honored at this year's awards event sponsored by the People's World.
The Catholic pacifist affiliated with the Catholic Worker movement, attended a rally held near the Armed Forces Induction Center in Manhattan.
Time is of the essence to reverse the IRS plan to revoke this group's tax exempt status.
The American peace activist and former Roman Catholic priest, was born on this date in 1923.
Though sustaining the agreement is now certain, it could very well be that the opponents have bought ways to water it down.
Protest activity against the convention and Bush's re-nomination included a broad range of marches, rallies, performances, demonstrations, exhibits, and acts of civil disobedience.
"It takes courage to deal with an adversarial country in a peaceful manner, and to instead focus on what joins us together than what tears us apart."
One issue kept resurfacing: how to confront and deal with the virulent racism that remains a current in U.S. life.
The death toll is estimated at perhaps as many as 750,000, out of a total U.S. population of only 30 million at the time.
"Working people will suffer disproportionately from the current patterns of investment and neglect that do not prioritize good jobs, clean air, and healthy communities."