Don’t Force Workers to Join Unions

In 1978, when I was 17 years old, I worked as an usher at concerts and sporting events earning $2.25 an hour, the minimum wage. I had to surrender about 15 cents of this meager hourly wage to a union I was forced to join. I could never understand what a union was...
News From Around the South 3/8 to 3/15

News From Around the South 3/8 to 3/15

VIRGINIA: Permit Issued To Reduce Height of Confederate Flag Along I-64 The owner of a controversial flagpole bearing a Confederate flag in Louisa County has received a permit to reduce the height of the structure, likely ending a years-long legal battle. The...
The Power to Make War

The Power to Make War

Two weeks ago, while the House of Representatives was finalizing its 700-page legislation authorizing the Treasury to borrow and spend $1.9 trillion in the next six months, and the Senate was attempting to confirm more of President Joseph R. Biden’s cabinet...
News From Around the South 3/1 to 3/8

News From Around the South 3/1 to 3/8

NORTH CAROLINA: Iredell County Votes To Remove Confederate Memorial TATESVILLE, N.C. — Officials in North Carolina’s Iredell County have voted to move a Confederate memorial that has stood outside the court house for more than a century.The Statesville Record...