Stewart Acuff, chief of staff for the Utility Workers Union of America, says in his new book, “Getting America Back to Work,” that increasing employment requires reinvesting in America and its workers. That would mean the banksters and other financial elites get less of the wealth generated by the economy and workers get more. To take wealth from the richest people in the history of the world requires power, he says in this interview.
|By: SethDMichaels Thursday August 6, 2009 1:09 pm|
We’re getting excited this week for the second annual Netroots Nation conference, where more than 1,000 progressive bloggers and activists will meet face to face. We’ll discuss issues key to the future of our nation—including building a stronger, fairer economy by restoring the freedom to form unions and bargain.