International Events on AFL-CIO Operations

The LEPAIO is for full transparency of the international role of the AFL-CIO and calls for the opening of the books of their role including their  military and political interventions in collaboration with the CIA and US government agencies including AID and National Endowment for Democracy

 

All posts on the international involvements of the AFL-CIO

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Newly Revealed Documents Show How the AFL-CIO Aided US Interference in Venezuela *
Newly Revealed Documents Show How the AFL-CIO Aided US Interference in Venezuela https://jacobin.com/2020/08/venezuela-hugo-chavez-afl-cio-united-states BY TIM GILL The AFL-CIO’s Solidarity Center has a long history of working hand in glove with the US government in undermining democracy and left labor movements throughout the world. The center emphasizes it has shifted away from these Cold War tactics in recent years. But newly obtained documents show that the Solidarity Center has worked closely with the US to undermine the Venezuelan government in the recent past. President Hugo Chávez addresses his supporters during a massive rally called as a show of strength to counter ...
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Open Letter To Labor Notes About Relationship To US NED Funded AFL-CIO "Solidarity Center" In Mexico & US
Open Letter To Labor Notes About Relationship To US NED Funded AFL-CIO "Solidarity Center" In Mexico & US 6/16/22 Dear Al Bradbury, Editor, Labor Notes al@labornotes.org I’m sending you links to a zoom presentation I made last Saturday that coincided with the AFL-CIO Convention in Pa.  In it, I address my concerns over the role of the U.S.-financed AFL-CIO Solidarity Center in Mexico, and the apparent ties between the SC and Labor Notes. The Solidarity Center just last year received $75 million from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) - a US government-funded, private non-profit. The zoom/live event was sponsored ...
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An Analysis of Our AFL-CIO Role in Latin America; or, Under the Covers With the CIA
The following important report was published in San Jose, California, by Fred Hirsch on January 25, 1974. The title of the following 46-page report was “An Analysis of our AFL-CIO role in Latin America; or, Under the covers with the CIA.” On December 1, 1973, the Emergency Committee to Defend Democracy in Chile held a conference on Chile/Latin America/U.S. Foreign Policy. Out of that conference of 300 diverse people came a continuing workshop on U.S. labor’s role in Latin America. This paper was developed out of the discussions of trade unionists. In our attempt to penetrate the role of the ...
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Carol Lang
The role of the Israeli trade union federation Histadrut, imperialism and the AFL-CIO was the focus of a presentation by NYC CUNY professor Carol Lang. She is also a member of the AFT-PSC. The talk was given at the founding conference of the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations which was held in Washington, DC a on April 9, 2022 ...
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Kim Scipes
Kim Scipes, a professor at Purdue University Northwest and expert on the AFL-CIO international operations made a report the history of US labor's international role and labor imperialism. He spoke on the 20th anniversary of the US coup in Venezuela which was supported by the AFL-CIO through the National Endowment For Democracy NED. NED is funding the AFL-CIO with $75 million a year for it's international operations. Scipes is author of AFL-CIO's Secret War Against Developing Country Workers: Solidarity or Sabotage?. This presentation took place at the founding conference of the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO which took place in ...
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The AFL-CIO & The CIA With Louis Wolf
Louis Wolf, the co-editor of Covert Action Magazine spoke at the founding meeting of the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations LEPAIO on April 9, 2022 in Washington, DC ...
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The AFL-CIO In South Africa & Jabu Ndlovu WithTrade Union Organizer & Labor Researcher David Hemson
The role of the AFL-CIO in South Africa was the focus of the presentation by South African trade unionist, researcher, and educator David Hemson. He spoke at the founding conference of the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations that was held on April 9, 2022, in Washington DC. He discussed the role of the AFL-CIO which collaborated with the CIA to fund Zulu Chief Buthelezi setting up a union and gang of gangsters to attack and murder union organizers and their families. Jabu Ndlovu was one of those trade union leaders of the BTR strike who was murdered along ...
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The AFL-CIO,. The US Government & Venezuela: A Report by James Patrick Jordan of AFGJ At LEPAIO Conference
On the 20th anniversary of the US attempted coup in Venezuela which was supported by the AFL-CIO, James Patrick Jordan who is the Alliance For Global Justice National Co-Coordinator made a report on their role. The report was made at the founding conference of the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations. The conference was held on April 9, 2022, in Washington DC ...
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The Role Of The AFL-CIO In The 2002 Attempted Coup In Venezuela With William Camacaro
On the 20th anniversary of the attempted US coup supported by the AFL-CIO, a conference was held by the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations in Washington DC to expose the role of the AFL-CIO international operations and call for the cancellation of the $75 million a year the US-funded National Endowment For Democracy NED gives to the AFL-CIO Solidarity Center. One of the speakers was William Camacaro with the Bolivarian Circle of New York “Alberto Lovera” ...
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On 20th Anniversary of US AFL-CIO Supported Venezuela Coup Dr. Margaret Flowers Speaks Out
On the 20th Anniversary of the US AFL-CIO Supported Venezuela Coup, Dr. Margaret Flowers who is with Popular Resistance.org spoke out at the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations that was held on April 9, 2022, in Washington DC. The conference called for an end to the $75 million dollars from the US government-funded National Endowment For Democracy NED for the AFL-CIO Solidarity Center and for opening the books of the AFL-CIO relationship with US government agencies ...
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