Dispatches from Decatur
Community is the first casualty in America's labor wars
It's been one roller-coaster ride to hell, and it's still going down.-a Staley worker
The union guys are gone from the gates, their run-down folding chairs with them. The long days spent bearing witness to their grievances in a slow monotonous circle are finished. The days spent trying to keep warm around smoky oil drums in the winter or sweating through their T-shirts in the summer are ended.