Why We Will Be Attending the “Break the Grip of the Two-Party System” Conference — and Why You Should Too

(titles listed for id. only) Nancy Wohlforth, Secretary-Treasurer Emerita, OPEIU (AFL-CIO) (Washington, DC) The time is now to begin laying the groundwork of an independent, labor-based political party. Two resolutions adopted by the national convention of the AFL-CIO in October 2017 are our reference point. The first one states, “Whether the candidates are elected fromContinue reading “Why We Will Be Attending the “Break the Grip of the Two-Party System” Conference — and Why You Should Too”

Labor Must Break with the Strategy of “Shared Sacrifice” …

… To Build an Independent Labor Movement By ALAN BENJAMIN (Editorial Board, The Organizer) [Note: Following is a slightly edited version of the presentation delivered by Alan Benjamin to the opening session of the Labor Fightback Conference on Saturday, May 11, 2012, at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.] On May 20, 2011, AFL-CIOContinue reading “Labor Must Break with the Strategy of “Shared Sacrifice” …”

Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas, ILWU Local 10 – Retired; co-convener, Million Worker March As an African-American trade unionist, past secretary-treasurer of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local 10, and one of the founders of the Million Worker March (MWM) movement, I am endorsing the Labor-Community Campaign for an Independent Party. This Campaign is a continuationContinue reading “Clarence Thomas”