March 7, 2012 -
Just as Southern preachers once served as tools of mill owners to keep workers pliant and passive, the religious right today is also a tool for the oil barons and Wall Street types who truly rule.
February 17, 2012 -
On an island off the coast of Florida, the billionaire brothers behind Koch Industries recently gave an order to push the privatization of schools, prisons and anything else standing in the way of the almighty Corporation.
February 3, 2012 -
A group in Gaston County, N.C. is determined to keep alive the memory of the labor leader, who was murdered in 1929 after crossing racial lines in her effort to unionize a local textile mill.
January 12, 2012 -
2012 promises to be an interesting year for labor in the South, as states wrestle with the disaster wrought by anti-immigrant politics, the UAW targets the region's German auto factories, and Walmart polishes its public image.
January 2, 2012 -
As 2012 dawns, the protest that began in September against the "captains of finance" who nearly destroyed the nation's economy promises to shape the political dialogue in a crucial election year and steal some of the thunder from the corporate-sponsored Tea Party movement.
October 27, 2011 -
Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour recently called for ending limits on campaign contributions -- part of a broader effort to boost the political power of big money at the expense of ordinary people.