My book, AFL-CIO's Secret War against Developing Country Workers: Solidarity or Sabotage? (Lanham, Maryland, USA: Lexington Press, 2010 hard cover, 2011 paper back) has sold so well that it has been published in paperback. To get details about the book, a listing of reviews (and links to some), and a link to a 20% discount off the cover price, please got to…Continue
Added by Kim Scipes on September 28, 2011 at 5:33 — No Comments
I had added the introduction to this blog post on my own, and then sent it to Fred Hirsch to let him know I had posted his original article on UnionBook.
Fred came back to me, and asked that I add--in relation to the fact that he had exposed AIFLD's involvement in the 1973 coup against the Salvador Allende government in Chile in 1973--that he had exposed this fact within the labor movement.
In fact, for most of the trade unionists in the US who have been…Continue
Added by Kim Scipes on September 5, 2011 at 19:17 — No Comments
September 5, 2011
There is increasing debate among labor activists in the United States about Cesar Chavez and the United Farm Workers (UFW). Their struggles have been extremely difficult, but in the late 1960s-early ‘70s, with the support of growing numbers of Americans, they won rights, contracts and a certain measure of dignity in the agricultural fields of the US. Today, most of those gains have been lost, and the UFW is a mere…Continue