London In an interesting development several large labor unions, including Unison and Unite, are building what they call community organizing programs in recognition of the increasing importance of communities in building their programs.
In the case of Unite, the country’s largest labor union with more than 2 million members, organizers meeting with [...]
New Orleans We are at the time of year when a lot of people try to unleash their purse strings or get right for the taxman and make some donations here and there to what NFL and Hollywood agents call “their favorite charities.” There are special sections in the big newspapers suggesting that a whole [...]
New Orleans The typhoon that devastated large parts of the Philippines, in a Hurricane Katrina like disaster many are seeing as part of what we can expect regularly in the future from climate change, is inspiring protests by poor countries at the UN Climate Change Conference and some corporate social responsibility, but, sadly nowhere near enough, [...]
New Orleans It’s hard enough for immigrant families to deal with the predatory cost structure and indifference of regulators to best practices in making money transfers or remittances to their families in their home countries, but now it also has been revealed that the records of these transactions are also another part of the vast, [...]