Self-defense?

— The obstinate obliviousness of Scranton’s municipal unions — particularly the police and firefighters’ — would be funny if the stakes weren’t so high. As Scranton hurtles headlong toward insolvency, due largely to its overly...

Viola Liuzzo to be honored by Wayne State U.

In the Sunday Times we have a story about how Viola Liuzzo, mother, student and civil rights worker, is being honored with a posthumous honorary degree by Wayne State University on April 10. She was student at the university when she got involved in civil rights...

Wall Street snack

— The pending multibillion-dollar, multinational acquisition of Kraft by Pittsburgh-based Heinz is whetting the palate of both companies’ shareholders and Wall Street, generally. Past being prologue with regard to Heinz’s current corporate owners,...