Out in the countryside is where you'll find America's true leaders--the
gutsy, scrappy, sometimes scruffy and always ingenious grassroots
agitators and organizers who go right into the face of
October surprises are built into our system, since elections come in
November. Cliffhanger movies in Hollywood's old days could not have
staged it better.
In the wake of losses before and after September 11, labor unions gear up for the next tough fights.
There's a growing movement to add livable hours to calls for a living wage.