Background of the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions
The American Federation of Labor
Founded: December 8, 1886 was a national federation of labor unions in the United States founded in Columbus, Ohio, in December 1886 by an alliance of craft unions disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor association.
American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), American federation of autonomous labor unions formed in 1955 by the merger of the AFL (founded 1886), which originally organized workers in craft unions, and the CIO (founded 1935), which organized workers by industries.
The eight-hour-day movement
Davos Billionaires Keep Getting Richer
The world’s elite have prospered since the financial crash.
#InnovatingInequality: Tech & its shareholders’ extraction extends to Silicon Valley’s working families.
@wpusanews @ucsc new report
90% workers in Silicon Valley are worse off today despite two decades of unparalleled tech biz growth.
The Revolving Door
DARPA’s Regina Dugan Joins Google 2013
Her push into crowdsourcing and outreach to the hacker community were eye-openers in the often-closed world of military R&D. Dugan also won over some military commanders by diverting some of her research cash from long-term, blue-sky projects to immediate battlefield concerns. ~ wired.com
Not 1 dollar paid in taxes from the Richest Man in America thanks to their loopholes from bankrolled politicians and their lobbies.
Selling Your Data
►!!!!!! Documenting all the places personal data goes.