Another Labor Day, Time to Notice Workers and Skewer Unions

Labor Organizing Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans    Most of the world celebrates workers and Labor Day on May 1st, but the vestiges of “better dead than red,” have diluted Labor Day in the USA to a celebration of the end of summer, school openings, and, oh, yeah, workers are worth …

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Rewriting the Rules

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New Orleans              The AFL-CIO has already begun the process of vetting potential Presidential candidates, offering the opportunity to any of the score that has an interest in coming by, which so far means all the Democrats and Republican ex-Arkansas Governor and current TV commentator Mike Huckabee. Interestingly, Rich Trumka has indicated that the AFL’s key …

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Another Crossroads for Immigration Reform Strategy and Tactics

Immigration Reform Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans    Rich Trumka of the AFL-CIO lambasted the Republican “principles” on immigration reform as a non-starter virtually creating a permanent apartheid of immigrants inside the country.  There was a time when the vigorousness of labor’s opposition would have signaled the death of such a bill.  …

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