Ben Jealous

Julia Conley, staff writer
"This was an election based on values, ideas and a vision for the state—and respect for the working people who live here."
Julia Conley, staff writer
We Are Here
Hundreds of thousands are expected to protest today in cities and towns across...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Protesters hold up signs during a "Caravan of Love" walk in support of immigrants and refugees in Minneapolis, Minn., on February 11.
'From doctors to dishwashers, immigrants are integral to daily life in the U.S.'


The state of Georgia plans to execute Troy Davis on Sept. 21 for the 1989 murder of a white police officer despite what legal experts call "the skimpiest of evidence," including 7 of 9 prosecution witnessess recanting. Former FBI director William Sessions joins many others calling for Davis' execution to be halted due to "pervasive, persistent doubts" about the case. This week's GOP debate featuring "mobs who cheer for death," notes Amy Goodman, render the calls for clemency that much more...