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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 12:33 AM

Ex-NYT labor reporter: Trump has 'not made America great again' for workers

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has “not made America great again for American workers,” a former longtime New York Times labor reporter told an audience here on Monday.

Steven Greenhouse, who covered the labor movement for the Times for almost two decades, recently released a book titled, “Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor.”

One of his objectives, he said, was to “sound the alarm about a hugely important phenomenon that far too few Americans understand or are paying attention to — and that is that worker power in the United States has fallen to a dismal low,” Greenhouse said Monday at the Economic Policy Institute, a liberal Washington, D.C.-based think tank.

Worker power in the United States is at its weakest point since the 1930s, Greenhouse said. “As a result, lots of things are badly out of whack, making millions of Americans feel that the system is deeply rigged.”

Read more: https://www.penncapital-star.com/working-the-economy/ex-nyt-labor-reporter-trump-has-not-made-america-great-again-for-workers/

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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 12:35 AM

1. You mean a Dept of Labor headed by child rape excuser Alex Acosta was *bad* for American laborers?

I. AM. SHOCKED.

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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 12:41 AM

2. Oh my,

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Wed Sep 11, 2019, 01:47 AM

3. it IS deeply rigged -- by and for ultra-wealthy parasites

They will not be happy until they get it back to the 1890s, with a real master - servant society.

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