Editors' Blog

Promote Peace in Our Politics

Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims of Saturday’s shooting in Arizona.

We should support labor's view on tax cut deal

On December 7, 2010 AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka, several days before Vermont Senator Sander's passionate filibuster, blasted the Administration's "tax cut deal" with the Republican Leadership.

"Insane" to keep Bush tax cuts

As congressional Republicans say they will hold working-class tax rates hostage in order to provide $700 billion in tax cuts for millionaires and billionaires, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka responded with this statement:

Right to work for less ain't a bonus

Few regular readers of this site need to be convinced about the harm "right to work" (for less) policies, which are at the core of the Republican Party's agenda, have on working families.

Trumka demands quick action jobs legislation

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on June Jobs ReportJuly 02, 2010