Jake Johnson, staff writer
"Reckless. Short-sighted. Dangerous. Unacceptable."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO
"Trump claimed to be 'pro-worker'... If that was anything other than his usual...
Jake Johnson, staff writer
While some labor unions and economists said the trade pact represents a...


Elizabeth Warren opened the AFL-CIO’s national convention by denouncing a “corporate capture of the federal courts” that has led to the most right-wing, pro-corporate SCOTUS in decades. Followed to its logical conclusion, "you’ll end up with a Supreme Court that functions as a wholly owned subsidiary of Big Business.” Warren vowed to stand with organized labor "at every turn to fight on the behalf of the workers." AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka spoke for many: We need to clone her. “The...