Features

AFL-CIO Fights VA privatization
Features, Municipal Government, National

AFL-CIO Fights VA privatization

The delegates to AFL-CIO’s quadrennial convention in St. Louis adopted two resolutions submitted by AFGE in support of workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The AFL-CIO resolved to oppose the privatization of veterans’ health care services and to help AFGE restore due process rights for VA employees that have been weakened by Congress.

A Slow and Plodding Drama
Entertainment, Features, New York

A Slow and Plodding Drama

Time and the Conways, starring Downton Abbey lead Elizabeth McGovern, is J.B. Priestley’s 1937 drawing-room play about a well-to-do family in post-World War I England. The first act takes place circa 1919, the second takes us forward to 1937, and the third act returns to 1919.

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