Posts Tagged ‘Service Employees International Union’

Yesterday on Al Jazeera English’s “The Riz Khan Show”: Libertarian socialist Professor Norman Finkelstein discussed the ’08-’09 unlawful Gaza Massacre as a deliberate effort by Israel to “humiliate and terrorize” the Gazan population, its consequences for Israel on the domestic and international stage and the ‘two-state solution’ in light of his latest book on last year’s offensive, This Time We Went Too Far. He also describes why it is incorrect to call Israel’s offensive of over a year ago, a ‘war’, but a “premeditated slaughter, a massacre”. He also takes live callers with questions (22:26):

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Carl Finamore’s report from S.E.I.U.’s civil trial against a California break-away union.

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The Service Employees International Union (S.E.I.U.) have spent a “an estimated $10 million to sue 26 individuals who are former officers, organizers and staffers of S.E.I.U.’s third-largest chapter, the California-based United Healthcare Workers West (U.H.W.)”—whose board voted to break away soon after the Big Labor giant seized control.

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