I still remain puzzled how the SEIU can attract so many Blue Collar workers. These are not the Blue Collars that I grew up with. Yes, they would fight for hours and benefits. Communism? No, they were pure Red, White and Blue. Here we go:
I have long contended that the US’ largest and most militant labor organization the Service Employees International Union, is allied to, or subordinate to, the country’s largest Marxist organization – Democratic Socialists of America.
I highly recommend a look at the following issue link below of the DSA’s publication. Just in case anyone is still out there wondering.
Here is proof of this connection, from the latest edition of DSA’s Democratic Left, Winter 2011/2012, page 11:
Our goal as socialists is to abolish private ownership of the means of production. Our immediate task is to limit the capitalist class’s prerogatives in the workplace…In the short run we must at least minimize the degree of exploitation of workers by capitalists. We can accomplish this by promoting full employment policies, passing local living wage laws, but most of all by increasing the union movement’s power…
Another find from Gulag Bound Thanks.