May 18, 2015 -
The Republicans running Mississippi have the prison system in shambles, workers' compensation gutted, education on a precipice — and journalist Joe Atkins looking back to populist Louisiana Gov. "Uncle" Earl Long for solace.
October 2, 2013 -
Members of a union local in Texas infiltrated construction job sites and uncovered widespread illegal misclassification of immigrant employees as independent contractors. Authorities are now investigating.
July 6, 2012 -
Mississippi's revised workers' compensation law went into effect this month, putting the burden on workers to prove injuries are job-related. The Republican governor says it shows corporations that the state is the "most job-friendly environment in America."