January 12, 2016 -
As a young, popular governor and the child of immigrants, it's easy to see why the GOP tapped Gov. Haley to rebut President Obama's final State of the Union address. But back home she's under mounting criticism for an economic development approach that gives millions in incentives to companies for low-paying jobs that trap families in poverty.
December 4, 2014 -
As President Obama renews his push for two global economic accords, it's a good time to look back at the push to approve the North American Free Trade Agreement -- a deal that has been especially devastating for Southern states.
September 22, 2014 -
In the largest union vote in the country this year, 86 percent of passenger service agents voted in a favor of a union that will cover 14,500 workers, more than half in the South.
August 18, 2014 -
Organizers of campaigns targeting the policies of North Carolina's legislature and pressing for a $15-an-hour minimum wage for fast food workers take a broad approach to movement building and solidarity -- and provide new reason for hope in the South.
February 21, 2014 -
This week nearly 150 activists and scholars gathered at Duke University to discuss what approaches and strategies will be needed if unions are to succeed in the South.
February 17, 2014 -
How important was the United Auto Workers' loss at the VW plant in Tennessee, and what does it mean for the future of labor in the South?
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.