Deep in the pages of the biweekly Chronicle of Philanthropy lies the "New Grants" section.
On January 11 Joseph Ha, a Nike vice president, sent what he thought was a confidential letter to Cu Thi Hau, Vietnam's highest-ranking labor official.
The drinks were pouring, the flesh was pressing and a "dream team" of brassy, bluesy, soul and salsa players out to affiliate San Antonio's Tejano bands with the American Federation of Musicians
The election of new AFL-CIO leaders more than three years ago ushered in an era of
Ron Carey looked like a tired stereotype: the disgraced labor boss on the witness stand, with dark bags beneath his eyes, denying accusations of wrongdoing in a made-in-Queens accent.
Staughton Lynd, although he would never admit it, is one of the visible
saints of the modern American left.