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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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. […]

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Police Arrest 73 in Occupy Wall Street Crackdown As Protesters Mark Six Months of Uprising

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Occupy Wall Street

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on Mar 19, 2012

Six Months and counting, the Occupy Wall Street movement is on the move. As the weather is warming up, so it seems are the 99 percenters.

Protesters continue to show their disapproval of what they say is a takeover of their government by the one percent. And during new occupy event, the rough treatment by police continue.

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