Verizon and Its Unions Are Disconnecting

Verizon and Its Unions Are Disconnecting

Verizon workers wearing red and clutching signs swarmed the outside of the company’s office in downtown Brooklyn starting at six a.m. this morning, the start of a strike across the East Coast involving nearly forty thousand workers. Verizon, the Communication Workers of America (CWA), and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers have apparently reached a […]

Catholics Welcome the Pope’s Sweeping Vision—and Debate it

Catholics Welcome the Pope’s Sweeping Vision—and Debate it

It took two years, two gatherings of some-190 bishops from around the world, and 264 pages for Pope Francis to release a historic declaration urging clergy around the world to welcome gay, divorced, and single-parent Catholics into the fold. The declaration, which came in the form of an apostolic exhortation released Friday morning, lays out […]