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Farmworker Union Launches Boycott Against Reynolds E-Cigarettes, Rallies Against White Sumpremacy
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Farmworker Union Launches Boycott Against Reynolds E-Cigarettes, Rallies Against White Sumpremacy

At their national convention Saturday in Toledo, Ohio, the AFL-CIO Farm Labor Organizing Committee celebrated its fiftieth year by launching a boycott of Reynold’s Vuse E-Cigarettes.  FLOC Organizer Catherine Crowe says their membership has been targeting Reynolds American and other tobacco companies for over a decade. [Catherine Crowe]: “We see abuses in the fields in…

Far-Right Network Plans ‘Mortal Blow’ Against Public-Sector Unions
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Far-Right Network Plans ‘Mortal Blow’ Against Public-Sector Unions

San Antonio, Tex.—A national network of far-right think tanks has launched a nationwide campaign intended to strike a “mortal blow” against the American left by breaking public-sector unions. “Big government unions are the biggest sources of funding and political muscle for the left,” Tracie Sharp, president and CEO of the State Policy Network, wrote in…

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