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dcsmart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 04:47 PM
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Can Trumka deliver?
Lee Sustar asks whether the change in the AFL-CIO will be a step forward for labor.


Not sure which part of the article to post...it's a good article....


so here it is

http://socialistworker.org/2009/09/22/can-trumka-delive...

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clear eye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-22-09 08:50 PM
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1. After today's AFL-CIO organizing letter & blog entry the question may be "Does he want to"?
After a rousing speech threatening Dems who don't support a public option as part of a healthcare reform bill, he's backed down and is now only asking for insurance regulation reform. Boy, didn't take long for the cave-in. I have to question whether there was anything sincere about the convention speech or was it simply a ruse to get a reputation as "tough" w/ no intent of following through. Frankly I'm heartsick.
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