Editorials

Editorials

A simple goal if we all pitch in

It is amazing to think in this land of milk and honey that more than 15 percent — some 49 million people, according to a Feeding America study — are food insecure. However, if we are looking for a dose of reality we need look no further than the agencies that deal with those in need of food on a daily basis.

Editorials

Yes, it is a question of leadership

There are two models when it comes to employee/employer relations. One dates back to the origins of organized labor in the mid 19th century — the bad old days — when employees were treated and abused like serfs, working long hours for little pay and with no recourse if injured while working in unsafe conditions. Along came organized labor in the 20th century, and there was a natural adversarial relationship between employee and employer. As time wore on the pendulum swung to a point where it was hard to tell which was worse — the plant bosses or the union bosses.