When I heard over breakfast that Billy Graham had died, the news ricocheted around my mind and stirred up lots of memories. The counter of George’s Diner on Coney Island Avenue in Brooklyn was just the place to begin reflecting on the surprising connection between Graham’s legacy and organized labor. 1,151 more words
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Working-class voters are the prize in a widely watched special congressional race on Tuesday, as unions try to line up their pro-Trump members behind a moderate Democrat, Conor Lamb. 76 more words
Researchers find a big impact, and bad news for Democrats, in races from the presidential level on down.
Published: March 8, 2018 at 05:30AM
Opinion By JAMES FEIGENBAUM, ALEXANDER HERTEL-FERNANDEZ and VANESSA WILLIAMSON… 66 more words
With their victory after a nine-day walkout, West Virginia teachers demonstrated a new model for collective labor action beyond the traditional parameters of unions.
Published: March 8, 2018 at 05:30AM… 74 more words
Educators go on strike in a state where leaders have neglected their constituents.
Published: March 3, 2018 at 05:30AM
Opinion By LAUREN PEACE
from NYT Opinion… 62 more words