AFL-CIO Head Calls for “Popular Control Over Private Corporations”

September 28, 2010 05:56

Building for the future, he said, “we need to fundamentally restructure our economy and re-establish popular control over the private corporations which have distorted our economy and hijacked our government. That’s a long-term job, but one we should start now.”

by Meredith Jessup Meredith Jessup at The Blaze


To a reported audience of about 400, Trumka warned supporters about Fox News and the tea party “extremists” delivering what he called a “a cynical, deeply dishonest and incoherent message—that big government is somehow to blame for the current crisis that the budget deficit will eat our children, and that illegal immigrants took all the good jobs.”

In response, Trumka stressed that the left needs to offer the public an alternative to “the failed agenda of greed and the voices of hate and division and violence.”


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