Voices

VOICES: Peanuts, profits and crime

February 17, 2009 - By Phil Mattera Our culture worships spunky small businesses and entrepreneurship. Stewart Parnell epitomized that ideal and was living the good life in Lynchburg, Virginia until last month, when his Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) was linked to one of the

VOICES: Labor rights are civil rights

February 12, 2009 - By Julian Bond The following is excerpted from a speech to the AFL-CIO 25th Constitutional Convention in July, 2007. I know the mutual benefits that grew from the historic alliance between organized labor and the movement for civil rights--benefits we all must work to strengthen and extend today.