October 11, 2013 -
Nissan is violating standards it pledged to uphold by engaging in "a longstanding, aggressive campaign of interference with workers' freedom of association" at its plant in Canton, Miss. where organizers are trying to form a union.
May 10, 2013 -
Activists hauled polluted water from Appalachia to Washington, D.C. this week to draw attention to the plight of communities affected by mountaintop removal coal mining. The action comes as legislation was reintroduced in Congress to protect coalfield waterways.
June 12, 2012 -
Despite a record of environmental pragmatism as Charlotte mayor, the North Carolina Republican gubernatorial hopeful has embraced a paranoid conspiracy theory that sees sustainable development as an evil United Nations plot to take over the world. Where did this idea come from, and what does it mean for McCrory's political future?
April 4, 2012 -
A major labor union has filed a complaint against the U.S. with a U.N. labor body over Alabama's harsh immigration law while faith leaders begin airing a TV commercial asking state lawmakers to repeal the law.
February 21, 2012 -
Wake County, N.C. Commission Chair Paul Coble, who is running for Congress, led an effort to support a constitutional ban on gay marriage. He is also battling a sustainability initiative that he suggests is part of a shadowy United Nations plot to take over the world.
September 1, 2005 -
Chris here, writing from the road in vacation land. Figures that I'd pick a week when the South is hit with one of the most monumental and devastating events in recent history to recharge my mental batteries.
May 17, 2005 -
Lurking beneath the headlines about the much-touted oil-for-food scandal (that, helpfully for the right, involves the U.N., a British leftist, some French guy, and lots of "top Kremlin operatives") is