This article rightly points out the contradiction between a union leadership that supports a $15 an hour minimum wage yet supports Clinton, a candidate who has rarely, if ever supported unions. The movement “Labor for Bernie” and the two SEIU locals in New Hampshire who broke away from the national line are, hopefully, only the beginning of things to come. Union leadership in the US has to go, just like the political establishment has to go.
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Activists with the Fight for 15 campaign protest outside Saturday’s Republican Presidential debate in Goffstown, New Hampshire. (Derek Kouyoumjian)