Union and progressive activists honor Dr. Martin Luther King's commitment to workers' rights.
"Our democracy is corrupted," wrote CWA President Larry Cohen in the latest issue of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council's newsletter. "Money is not speech. Corporations are not people. Our path to change must rely on massive movement-building, uniting economic justice and democracy."
Cohen's comments were part of a discussion forum on the new book "Why Labor Organizing Should Be a Civil Right" by Richard Kahlenberg and Moshe Z. Marvit.
Read more from Cohen, labor leaders, academics and public interest group leaders and more here: PPRAC January/February 2013