Unions Tackle Race as Election Nears

By Jonathan Adams Oct 08, 2008

Unions Talk Race as Election Nears

Labor leaders who want desperately to chase the Republicans from the White House are confronting a hurdle in their outreach to members: the question of race. Obama’s record on economic issues, they say, should put him way ahead of John McCain with working-class voters. But will the facts be enough to overcome some members’ deep-seated prejudice? [LaborNotes.org]

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