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VA Inmates: Engine of Prison Capitalism

Editors’ Note: Sourced in part from the Richmond Times-Dispatch, May 9, 2020. In 1871, the Virginia Supreme Court declared that prisoners were “slaves of the state.” That edict has been emulated across the nation throughout its prison systems. Recently, the… Read More ›

Virginia Union Members Witness Benefits

Editors’ Note: Excerpted from the Daily Press, February 2, 2020. Contrary to the policy views of political and business leaders, working folk favor union membership and fully understand the benefits. Many recent polls indicate a majority of Americans favor unions…. Read More ›

Virginia Should Give a Damn

“Frankly, my dear, I don’t give a damn,” Rhett responded to the pleas of Scarlett O’Hara. The reply would likely be echoed were a news report to carry a story about a strike by executives or CEOs at any major… Read More ›