Rumors of a Democratic rift are greatly exaggerated


"By definition, massive trade deals like the TPP override domestic laws written, debated, and passed by Congress. If fast-track passes, Congress will have given up its power to strip out any backroom arrangements and special favors... "We will have also given up our right to strip out whatever other special favors industry can bury in… Continue reading Rumors of a Democratic rift are greatly exaggerated

Finally someone takes a stand for the middle class – Organized Labor


"Our role is not to build the power of a political party or a candidate. It’s to improve the lives of working families and strengthen our economy, our country." - AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, in a speech to the National Press Club, May 20, 2011 You can call it the "Trumka Doctrine." During a panel… Continue reading Finally someone takes a stand for the middle class – Organized Labor