A Civil Right to Organize


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