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A Civil Right to Organize

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Union and progressive activists honor Dr. Martin Luther King's commitment to workers' rights.

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"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