The AFL-CIO Aided US Interference in Venezuela

By Telesur English. -

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) Solidarity Center has a long history of working hand in glove with the U.S. government in undermining democracy [...]

AFL-CIO Leader Richard Trumka Defends Police Unions

By Hamilton Nolan, In These Times. -

Union locals and progressive factions within larger unions have taken up the call. The King County Labor Council expelled the Seattle police union last week, and even SEIU leader Mary Kay Henry, [...]

AFL-CIO Calls For A Break With “Lesser Of Two Evils” Politics

By John Wojcik and Mark Gruenberg, www.peoplesworld.org -

By John Wojcik and Mark Gruenberg for People's World - ST. LOUIS – The AFL-CIO convention here passed yesterday a political resolution that calls for a break with “lesser of two evil politics” [...]

Faux-Populist Trump Wages All-Out War On American Workers

By Lauren McCauley, www.commondreams.org -

By Lauren McCauley for Common Dreams. President-elect Donald Trump, a supposedly populist candidate who rose to power on promises made to frustrated American workers, has now seemingly launched [...]

Dakota Access Foes Call On AFL-CIO To Retract Support Of Pipeline

By Mark Hand, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By Mark Hand for DC Media Group - The AFL-CIO is coming under attack from labor groups and their supporters angry about the organization’s support of the construction of the Dakota Access [...]

Newsletter: Labor Day Time To Build Worker Power

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, www.PopularResistance.org -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. Private-sector workers who are members of a union have fallen from 1 in 3 workers in the 1950s to about 1 in 20 today. Politics is [...]

Labor’s Neoliberal Caucus: Work With Corporations, Don’t Fight Them

By Warren Heyman & Andrew Tillett-Saks, www.jacobinmag.com -

By Warren Heyman & Andrew Tillett-Saks for Jacobin. Democrats have historically been the grudging partners of the labor movement, the more willing of the two major political parties to make [...]