Month: February 2013

Bankers, not bakers, killed Hostess

Over the last decade Hostess has been mismanaged by bankers, not bakers. Private equity firms “Bainstyle vulture capitalists,” as AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka explained in an article for the Daily Kos, “invested in Hostess...

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Look for the Union Label

The Union Label Department develops this poster identifying the many AFL-CIO affiliated unions. Many of these union labels have a long and storied history. Since late 2012 the Union Label Department has been featuring...

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Largest banks still acting with impunity

Corporations are people, my friend,” said candidate Mitt Romney. Just try to find a jail cell big enough to hold a corporation. “Too big to fail” has allowed the United States’ biggest banks to act without restraint. Now this...

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