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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Panel on Jan 27, 2024:  Zionism, The Histadrut, The AFL-CIO & South Africa
Zionism, The Histadrut, The AFL-CIO & South Africa https://youtu.be/_VioS5r1SAw This panel on 1/27/24, sponsored by the Labor Education Project On AFL-CIO International Operations, looks at the role of Zionism, the Histadrut, the AFL-CIO, and South Africa. Since the formation of the AFL-CIO, there has been a close relationship with the Israeli Zionist union, the Histadrut, with US union funding. Additionally, there was funding from the CIA and NED as well as other government agencies for these international projects, and that continues today with the AFL-CIO's so-called "Solidarity Center". The AFL-CIO and Israel's Histadrut were also involved in actively supporting the South African apartheid regime ...
LEPAIO Educational Meeting On 50th Anniversary Of Chile Coup & AFL-CIO & 9/11/23 Action At AFL-CIO HQ Sunday September 10, 2023 1:30 PM EST
Educational:  Sunday September 10, 2023 1:30 PM EST To Register For Educational LEPAIO: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcOGpqTMrHdflAeI6Lcvfv4eQc6V628uQ  Rally:  Rally at the AFL-CIO Headquarters: 9/11 Rally At AFL-CIO HQ 12:00 Noon 16th & "H" St. DC https://aflcio-int.education LEPAIO Educational Meeting On 50th Anniversary Of Chile Coup & AFL-CIO & 9/11/23 Action At AFL-CIO HQ Educational:  Sunday September 10, 2023 1:30 PM EST https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcOGpqTMrHdflAeI6Lcvfv4eQc6V628uQ Rally:  9/11 Rally At AFL-CIO HQ 12:00 Noon 16th & "H" St. DC https://aflcio-int.education ...
Press Release-Washington DC Events Commemorating 50th Anniversary Of US AFL-CIO Supported Chile Coup
On September 11, 1973, the US government organized a coup against the then sitting president, Salvadore Allende.  Allende, while being a mixed bag politically, had the audacity to nationalize the coppers mines, a great source of wealth for US capitalism. He had to go. Thousands of people were murdered.LEPAIO Educational Meeting On 50th Anniversary Of Chile Coup & AFL-CIO Educational:  Sunday September 10, 2023 1:30 PM EST/11:30 AM CST/10:30 AM PST To Register For Educational Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIqcOGpqTMrHdflAeI6Lcvfv4eQc6V628uQ   Rally:  Monday,  9/11 Rally At AFL-CIO HQ 12:00 Noon 16th & "H" St. DC https://aflcio-int.education Press Release-Washington DC Events Commemorating 50th Anniversary ...
50th Chile coup anniversary
On September 11, 1973, the US government organized a coup against the then sitting president, Salvadore Allende.  Allende, while being a mixed bag politically, had the audacity to nationalize the coppers mines, a great source of wealth for US capitalism. He had to go. Thousands of people were murdered.Remember the coup! ...
January 8th, 2023 Mexico City Commemoration of Ford Workers
January 8, 1990 the AFL-CIO and the CIA organized and financed an assault on the Ford Mexico City assembly plant workers. The object was to remove a militant union leadership that was challenging Ford. Many workers were injured and one killed by this assault ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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