Small Businesses Build Community
“You can’t have a strong business without building the community.” This statement by Rob Vanater, owner of Drip Coffee in Putnam County, summed up the difference between small, local businesses and out-of-state corporations.
Choosing the side of grandparents raising grandchildren
Grandparents are raising grandkids at staggering numbers. We have lost a generation of parents—not just to drugs, but to greed.
Better wages and healthcare for workers
“Everyday, I watch elderly people and working folks blowing their savings—$600, $800 at a time.” Travis Boothe is a pharmacy technician in Sabraton, WV. He is also the shop steward for his union local, and a member of the IWW. Travis makes $10.50 an hour…