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Labor Denounces Coup Attempt

We are witnessing one of the greatest assaults on our democracy since the Civil War,” tweeted AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka. Union leaders throughout the country denounced the coup attempt and attack on the Constitution.

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Why Unions Are the Key to Passing a Green New Deal

Dharna Noor GIZMODO
A key way to build broader support for the Green New Deal among organized labor is to help workers change who head the Laborers, Mine Workers and Electrical Workers unions, which oppose the Green New Deal.

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Why Unions Are the Key to Passing a Green New Deal

Dharna Noor GIZMODO
A key way to build broader support for the Green New Deal among organized labor, some labor experts say, is to help workers change who head the Laborers, Mine Workers and Electrical Workers unions, which oppose the Green New Deal.

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How We Can Elect Sara Nelson as President of the AFL-CIO

Dave Kamper Jacobin
Having Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants, as AFL-CIO president would be a big step towards a more democratic, militant, progressive labor movement. It won’t be easy, but there’s a real path to getting her elected.
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