Southern Politics

A pivotal year for Southern workers

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.

Top 5 of 2011 - #1: How to Expose a Big Money Power Broker

December 31, 2011 - In our final look at Facing South's top stories of 2011, a look at how we helped push North Carolina's secretive but influential conservative benefactor Art Pope into the national spotlight -- offering not only a revealing look at Pope's influence in N.C. but the role of Big Money influence in today's political landscape.