For 19 years, journalist Steven Greenhouse wrote about labor for the New York Times. His new book looks at labor’s rise, decline and possible rebirth. Labor Press reporter Don McIntosh interviewed him by phone.
South Korea-based container carrier SM Lines will get a state subsidy to ship to Portland. A longshore union slowdown has been blamed for shippers pulling out, but other factors increasingly make container shipping to Portland a challenge.
Child labor is the theme of the eighth in a series of closely-researched historical detective fiction novels set in the Portland of the early 20th century, written by retired union attorney Susan Stoner.