Poetry Sep 05

A poet’s ode to the meaning of work

Philip Levine wrote 20 collections of verse, won a Pulitzer Prize and served as Poet Laureate of the United States. Yet he always considered his main mission was to document and honor the lives of working-class people.

As Labor Day winds to an end and the rigors of school and work encroach upon us, we here at the PBS NewsHour thought it would be nice to share some of the books that we've been reading this summer.

Sep 01

On Labor Day, worker ownership adviser Christopher Mackin reflects on the unprecedented solidarity between Market Basket workers, managers and customers and looks forward to where the company is headed after the reinstatement of beloved CEO Arthur T. Demoulas.

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