In Charlotte, Not the Usual Protestor/Police Problems

On September 11, 2012, in Articles, News, by John Wellington Ennis

While the threat of Hurricane Issac kept many away from the RNC in Tampa, FL, the DNC in Charlotte did not see the masses that have assembled in recent times. In 2004, upwards of a million people descended on New York to protest President George W. Bush and the Iraq War. In 2012, the protest population measured in the thousands.

Creative Coalition takes the Patron Express to the DNC

On September 11, 2012, in Articles, News, by John Wellington Ennis

At the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, the art of hospitality, celebrity sighting, and charitable causes converged at the Patron Express party held for the Creative Coalition, which attends both conventions to look after interests affecting the creative community.

As He Returns to Prison, Don Siegelman Still Seeks Justice

On September 11, 2012, in Articles, News, by John Wellington Ennis

In a labyrinthine epic that would make Kafka blush, Don Siegleman has spent the past 13 years ensnared in a legal battle that has seen trumped-up corruption charges, unapologetic partisan prosecutions, and his governorship stolen out from under him in the middle of the night.

Watch: Progressive Central at the DNC

On September 11, 2012, in Articles, by John Wellington Ennis

A rousing forum for discourse, speeches, music, and inspiration during the DNC in Charlotte was at PDA’s Progressive Central, moderated by the acclaimed commentator for The Nation, John Nichols.