Can a Failed America Rebuild?

“A man leaves a photograph at a memorial for George Floyd,” Lorie Shaull May 31, 2020; Common Dreams and Crosscut George Floyd’s murder by a Minneapolis policeman has confirmed once again that too often in America, Black and Brown lives do not matter. Floyd’s tragic death adds to a list that has grown over these…

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A Social Enterprise-Supported Nonprofit Faces the Challenge of COVID-19

PxFuels May 27, 2020; Boston Business Journal A 15-year-old nonprofit with a noble mission had, until COVID-19 entered the scene, been happily humming along. It was successfully mixing a traditional fundraising program with a profitable used-book business to support its youth services program. Suddenly, like most non-essential small businesses, it had to shut down. Boston’s…

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Are Defense Contractor Workers Essential?

US Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jeremy L. Mosier. May 18, 2020; The Intercept The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the nation to walk a tightrope. We have been asked to reconcile the interests of businesses and employees with stringent public health requirements needed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus. In some cases,…

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