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    :: Friday, January 06, 2006 ::

    AFL-CIO Will Offer Bush a Blank Check On War in Iraq in Its 2006 Election Agenda - LaborTalk by Harry Kelber
    On Dec. 30, I visited the web sites of 15 of the largest unions and found that not even one — I repeat, not even one — had anything to say about the war. Since the invasion of Iraq, the AFL-CIO leadership has obliterated any news about the war or permitted any discussion of the subject by union members on its web site, especially about events that were embarrassing to President Bush. And virtually every international union president has complied with the AFL CIO's censorship policy.
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