The great un-debate
Four unions representing a significant portion of AFL-CIO membership and funding are boycotting the annual conference and threatening to jump ship: "i just read Anna Burger's statement on the decision of four unions to choose to boycott the AFL-CIO convention and all i could feel was sadness and frustration," writes Bill Fletcher. "At the close of her remarks Anna Burger states that the debate is over. This is a remarkable statement since the debate actually never took place. Yes, there were statements and positioning, but it is amazing how little was actually debated."
"One of the issues that i found astounding that was NOT discussed was Australia. You say: Australia???" Read about what happened in Australia -- and Canada for that matter... (TPMCafe