We need to show that the American people through their struggles have established the basic institutions of democratic society including Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, the Postal Service, the VA, public schools and libraries, and much more. (Part 3 of 3-part series.)
The struggle for jobs must challenge ideas of "market supremacy" - downgrading everything public - and "supply side" trickle-down economics. (Part 2 of 3-part series)
This is a solid progressive program that would turn our nation around. But a mass movement is needed to win its enactment. (Part 1 of 3-part series.)
Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, in a major address today at the National Press Club in Washington, said the jobs crisis "cries out for political courage but that courage is not much in evidence.
The full text of AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka's speech on labor's agenda for a new economy at the National Press Club.