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AFL-CIO

  • News

    January 30, 2014

    The Politely Evil Empire

    How the U.S. Chamber of Commerce became the greatest (bumbling) enemy of America.

  • Blogs

    August 15, 2012

    Miami Beach Elects Florida's First Openly Gay State Legislator, David Richardson

    Until last night, Florida was the largest state in the union to have never elected an openly gay candidate to its state legislature. Yes, even Texans elected an openly gay representative all the way back in 1991.That changed last night as voters in Florida 113th House district, which encompasses par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Ohio Senate Candidate Attacked By Ads Comparing Him To LeBron James

    Most political action committees use tried-and-true tactics to rip on candidates: call them a liar, accuse them of spending too much/too little, et cetera. In Ohio, though, they simply bring forth the terrifying, hated specter of LeBron James to do the work for them.That's the plan for Workers' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2012

    Norman Braman Backlash Begins With County Unions Protest Today UPDATE

    The counterattack against Norman Braman's plan to unseat four Miami-Dade County Commissioners begins this afternoon. A group called South Florida Jobs with Justice, a coalition of labor, community, and faith-based organizations, is going to hold a protest at the auto magnate's luxury car dealership ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2009

    News Roundup

    LocalVice President Biden tried to butter up reps from the biggest union in all the land, AFL-CIO, so they'd support the stimulus bill during a meeting in Miami Beach yesterday. [AP]He also announced $8.4 billion from the stimulus package will benefit transportation, and called the Miami Intermodal ... More >>

  • News

    October 23, 2008

    End of the Diaz-Balart Dynasty

    The Republican brothers are headed for defeat, and Cuban-American politics will change forever.

  • News

    November 22, 2007

    More Bad News for Chief Timoney

    Miami's head cop gets sued over FTAA. Plus: The Bicycle Avenger wins the day.

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2007
  • News

    February 1, 2007

    Wicked, Part 2

    Need some advice on a no-show job? Just ask the commish.

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2007
  • News

    July 22, 2004

    Never Mind the Ballots

    It is South Florida's YET-to-be-registered immigrant voters who could swing the 2004 presidential election

  • News

    May 20, 2004

    Photo Finish

    Where has the Daniel Azoulay Gallery gone?

  • News

    January 29, 2004

    Protest Too Much

    Tongues still wag over FTAA arrests, but does the Civilian Investigative Panel have teeth?

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Before the Bulldozer Bites

    Developers circle a swath of land in Homestead as a familiar face reappears in the guise of a real estate lobbyist

  • News

    December 11, 2003

    Watching the Detectives

    Ostensibly neutral legal observers say they were selectively hassled during FTAA

  • Music

    December 4, 2003

    Happy Campers

    You gotta fight ... for your right to party

  • News

    December 4, 2003

    Direct Action Reaction

    Provoking a cop doesn't exactly improve working conditions for Latin America's poor

  • News

    December 4, 2003

    Pick Your Reality

    Either FTAA protesters viciously assaulted police, or police viciously assaulted protesters

  • News

    December 4, 2003

    Dangerous Medicine

    For street medics tending to FTAA protesters, neutrality was no match for brutality

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Letters from the Issue of November 27, 2003

    Anarchists and baseball and parrots and jazz

  • Music

    November 13, 2003

    Mixed Signals

    Looking for music to accompany your protest? Expect the unexpected.

  • News

    November 13, 2003
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    June 28, 2001

    By the Hour

    It was easy for the county to pass a law requiring workers to earn a living wage. It wasn't so easy making it stick.

  • News

    January 11, 2001

    Tough as Nails

    Three years after the immigrant workers at Aljoma Lumber voted to unionize, they still don't have a contract. Why? José Lamas refuses to give them one.

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    The Fight of Their Lives

    Pugilists and stars hope to unionize the sweet science

  • News

    July 20, 2000

    Donkey Demise

    Miami-Dade's Democratic Party is a shambles. Blame Joe Geller, candidate and chairman.

  • News

    June 22, 2000

    Don't Look for the Union Label

    For two years Goya Foods has waged a war to prevent its workers from unionizing. Now things are starting to get really ugly.

  • News

    November 26, 1998
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    October 31, 1996
  • News

    October 17, 1996

    The Haunting of Alex Daoud, Part 2

    The disgraced former Miami Beach mayor comes out swinging at his former friends and associates

  • News

    September 19, 1996

    The Old School of Power

    He has been enormously influential for 34 years, yet Pat Tornillo -- politically astute leader of Dade's teachers' union -- remains a mystery to most

  • News

    April 18, 1996
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    April 4, 1996

    Union Mad

    Dave Lawrence really wants you to know what he thinks of those fiendish Detroit newspaper strikers

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    United They Stand

    Labor organizer Monica Russo helps Dade's nursing home workers form a more perfect union

  • News

    October 12, 1995

    A Less Than Perfect 10

    Hard times for the one and only union at Miami's one and only Channel 10

  • News

    August 31, 1994

    Odor in the Court

    By state law, judges get elected just like politicians -- a system so idiotic it's criminal. Will somebody please reproach the bench?

  • News

    August 21, 1991
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    July 31, 1991

    Labor Pains

    AFL-CIO union organizers are knocking on doors at Jackson Memorial Hospital, and the nurses are flinging them wide open

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