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Communications Workers led a rally at Senator Cruz's office on Hall Street on December 7.

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These days, it’s hard to keep straight all of Congress’ efforts to build plutocracy — the further consolidation of the power of the richest Americans at the expense of the rest of us. 

With the Senate passing a multi-trillion dollar job-killing giveaway of our tax dollars to the people and companies who need it least, you might have missed the bill moving through the Senate to deregulate Wall Street and consumer finance. 

The problem in America is that the wealthy are enriching themselves while pushing the rest of us down.

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After 1982, when President Reagan deliberately union-busted the PATCO union, labor leaders realized that they needed some new approaches. Strikers had to face not only vicious corporations, but the government as well. 

The giant LTV Aerospace Company attempted to force UAW 848 in Grand Prairie out on strike in March of 1984. Instead, the union members continued to go to work. The only difference was that they would "work to rule" and do exactly what their jobs required without adding any extra help or good will toward management.

About two dozen candidates received a cordial welcome at the Dallas AFL-CIO Central Labor Council meeting on November 16, but only State Representative Roberto Alonzo received two standing ovations!