In a nearly 30-minute interview with progressive radio and TV commentatorThom Hartmann, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka talks about jobs, the economy, Republican obstructionism, union solidarity, global economic problems and his path from the Pennsylvania coal mines to the AFL-CIO’s top job.
On the show, Hartmann’s “The Big Picture,” Trumka says, “The only thing on most people’s minds right now is the economy and jobs…but [Republicans] have said ‘no’ to every job program out there.” continue reading