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09/30/09 - Afraid of Socialized Medicine

This was written by Al Mumm, the Vice President of the Nebraska Alliance for Retired Americans and the ex-President of Installation CWA Local 7290. Download opinion article in PDF ...

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Selective Deficit Disorder: By David Sirota

Watching the health care debate unfold these days is a little like watching scenes from "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" - the ones showing a collage of strung-out, deranged or ot...

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AFL-CIO Delegates Elect Trumka, Shuler and Holt Baker

Yesterday was a great day at the 2009 AFL-CIO Convention: Delegates elected a historic ticket. Our new President Richard Trumka will be joined in leadership by two women, Secretary...

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Obama: We Need Strong Unions For a Strong Economy

President Barack Obama had a strong, inspiring message for delegates to the 2009 AFL-CIO Convention: We're going to make this country work again. In a speech punctuated by chants a...

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Labor Day 2009- "Young Workers: A Lost Decade"

This Labor Day weekend, we are taking a moment to reflect on the future of America's working men of women. Young workers today have lower-paying jobs than they did 10 years ago -th...

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A Party, Not A Movement- By: David Sirota

"As we now see, union dues underwrote Democratic lawmakers who today block serious labor law reform and ignore past promises to fix NAFTA. Green groups' resources elected a governm...

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WHAT'S IN HEALTH CARE REFORM FOR ME?

CWA Separates Truth From Lies: There is an organized movement to spread lies and distortions about health care reform. Legislation pending in the U.S. House of Rep...

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The AT&Tack On Middle Class Jobs Is No Idol Threat!

Join the Communications Workers of America (CWA) for a candlelight march on Thursday, July 16 to shed some light on AT&T's attempt to cut the healthcare benefits for over 115,000 w...

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Former CIGNA Executive: Michael Moore Was Right!

Last month, testimony in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation by a former health insurance insider named Wendell Potter made news even before ...

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2009 TRADE ACT SUCCESS!

You all have so much to be proud of with the huge splash you've made with introduction of the 2009 Trade Reform Accountability, Development and employment (TRADE) Act. The bill was...

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