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There are bigger American unions, but none that are feistier organizers than HERE (hotel and restaurant workers) and UNITE (historically garment and textile workers).
Exxon has used the legal system to avoid paying damages for the Valdez spill.
The New School University is one of Manhattan's most storied progressive institutions. But don't tell that to the people who work there.
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Additional reporting by Cissy Rebich.
Thomas Friedman hasn't been this worked up about free trade since the anti-World Trade Organization protests in Seattle.
I'm an optimist by disposition, but some weeks it's hard to find evidence of progress in human affairs.
It is not exactly that he lies, but Alan Greenspan certainly ranks among the most duplicitous figures to serve in modern American government.
Lyndon Johnson launched the War on Poverty in his State of the Union Message exactly forty years ago.
At key moments, he's displayed guts and taken tough, sometimes lonely, positions.