When Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker threw his hat in the 2016 presidential ring in July, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued a curt six-word statement on it: Scott Walker is a national disgrace.
"I am not intimidated."
Conservative plans to open the London Underground 24 hours a day have once again hit the buffers as all four unions representing tube staff will go out on strike tonight. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, wants to roll out the plan in September but he has faced fierce opposition from far-left union bosses.
A good reminder before his official announcement.
Free-market at work.
Theyre f---ing liars."
The simmering tension between 1 Police Plaza and City Hall has boiled over.
This week the AFL-CIO threw its considerable weight behind Greg Orman.