After the November 6 Election: Critical Challenges Facing the Labor MovementQuicklink submitted by B. Ross Ashley Permalink
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|The November 6 election was a devastating defeat for the far right, but was it a victory for the working class? Clearly, the Republican Party leadership is the avowed enemy of labor. Romney attacked unions throughout his campaign. He opposed every public program designed to promote the health and welfare of the American people. He advocated privatizing Social Security and voucherizing Medicare. He urged turning Medicaid entirely over to the states. He supported union-busting Scott Walker in his bid to remain governor of Wisconsin and he hailed enactment of a 'right-to-work' law in Indiana. ... But is the Democratic Party the answer to Romney and the far right?|
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