Recession Weakening Labor Unions


The current recession has severely undercut the bargaining power of labor unions and workers’ abilities to strike and gain concessions from company leadership. In this…read more

Clean Toilets for World’s Poor


While drinkable running water and indoor toilets are standard in the United States, some of the world’s poorest still live without basic sanitation. NewsHour Correspondent…read more

African Americans Facing Higher Unemployment


With millions of Americans losing their jobs in the current recession, African American unemployment is reaching record levels. In East St. Louis, Illinois, black unemployment…read more

Author Discusses Lost Century of American History


In this video discussion, author Tony Horwitz talks about his new book, “A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World,” and how the American…read more

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