Macaray: Trump vs. America’s Labor Unions

December 5, 2016

“As for ‘best case,’ it goes like this: Trump basically leaves the unions alone,” writes David Macaray in CounterPunch. “After all, with immigration, Obamacare, building a wall, courting Russia, pacifying the Middle East, and ‘reclaiming America,’ […]

Hogler: Why America’s Labor Unions are About to Die

November 30, 2016

“It’s a sad twist of irony that Trump’s election and Republican dominance across the country may finally destroy once and for all the institution most responsible for working- and middle-class prosperity. It will likely be a three-punch fight, ending with […]

Meyerson: Donald Trump Can Kill the American Union

November 23, 2016

“As Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin … dropped into Donald Trump’s column on election night, one longtime union staff member told me that Trump’s victory was ‘an extinction-level event for American labor,'” writes Harold Meyerson in […]

NY Magazine: Trump Is Shaping Up As a Nightmare for Labor

November 21, 2016

One of the grand ironies of Donald Trump’s elevation to the presidency is that this self-proclaimed champion of the (white) working class is poised to become the most anti-labor chief executive in US history. His victories in the old labor […]

Obama May Jump Into Fray as Democrats Counter Trump

November 20, 2016

President Obama is rethinking his plans to withdraw from the political arena after he leaves office next year, hinting to friends and supporters that he wants to add his voice to the shellshocked Democratic activists and elected officials who […]

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