On Election Day, Colorado voters decided against Amendment 47, a contentious “right-to-work” measure that sought to restrict the way unions organized in the state. It has been more than three decades since such a proposal was actually defeated on the ballot.
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Now that registration drives are over, unions in Colorado and across the country are working to make sure that voters actually show up to the polls.
Greg Sargent at TPM has a first look at a mailer a labor coalition has set to unleash next week on 1.5 million swing-state households to win back blue collar Democrats who have voted Republican in recent elections.
As president, Barack Obama could radically transform the United States economy, but his policies aren’t progressive enough – yet, according to journalist Robert Kuttner, author of “Obama’s Challenge: America’s Economic Crisis and the Power of a Transformative Presidency.
The AFL-CIO is calling for Denver filmmakers to participate in the organization’s first online video competition called “Turn Around America.”
Winners will be selected in Denver and in more than a dozen other cities across the nation.