Organized labor has poured millions of dollars into the Arkansas Democratic Senate primary to back Lt. Gov. Bill Halter over incumbent Sen. Blanche Lincoln, the major issue here being Lincoln's opposition to the Employee Free Choice Act, as a swing vote in the Senate. If Halter wins, he'll have the entire labor movement to thank--for TV, radio, and worksite leaflets--as the spending burden has been shared across the major unions.
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.