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Lessons From Black History: Understanding How Change Happens

Posted February 15, 2010 | 12:59:16 (EST)

As part of the Roosevelt Institute's weeklong "Lessons from Black History" series, running on the New Deal 2.0 blog from Feb. 15-19, I was asked to reflect on what lessons from the past should be heeded to advance social justice in the future. Here's my take.

During the...

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Workers of the World Unite on Labor Day

Posted September 6, 2009 | 20:00:03 (EST)

(4) Everyone has the right to form and join trade unions for the protection of his interests. [Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 23]

Several years ago, during a social event, I had a frank discussion with a very wealthy businessman. In the course of the conversation he informed me,...

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