Moyers and Company: Is Labor A Lost Cause?

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old labor poster in the Wayne State labor archives

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http://billmoyers.com
July 6, 2012

[…] On this week’s Moyers & Company, Bill talks to two people who can best answer the question: Stephen Lerner and Bill Fletcher, Jr. The architect of the SEIU’s Justice for Janitors movement, Lerner directed SEIU’s private equity project, which worked to expose a Wall Street feeding frenzy that left the working class in a state of catastrophe. Fletcher took his Harvard degree to the Massachusetts shipyards, and worked as a welder before becoming a labor activist.

He served as Assistant to the President of the AFL-CIO, and is author of the upcoming book “They’re Bankrupting Us!”: And 20 Other Myths about Unions. […]

Is Labor A Lost Cause? | Moyers & Company | BillMoyers.com

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