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“I say this to everyone in the media world who I talk to,” says Darren Atkins, wrapping up our phone interview: “Please, absolutely do not portray this as a hidden agenda to get rid of staff.”

The U.S. working class is currently riding a mighty strike wave, the likes of which hasn’t been seen since the height of Ronald Reagan’s 1980s union-busting spree.

Labor’s candidate in Texas House District 100, Lorraine Birabil, swamped four other candidates in the first round election November 5. She took 33% of the vote with the next highest challenger getting 21%. She has a strong position and good name recognition going into the runoff, but she may be going up against a lot of dark money.

Longtime AFM member, Daniel Cerveny, loves working as a keyboardist. He also loves working for his local union as its Secretary Treasurer and promoting the benefits of AFM membership. One of his favorite selling points is the Union Plus Credit Card, which he uses regularly, and which offers special benefits for union members.
Longtime Communications Workers (CWA) member, Peg Bissell, owns three homes in a one-block radius for herself and extended family. She’s a believer in unions and what they can do for families, both in the workplace and at home, which is why she turned to the Union Plus Mortgage Program for each of her home purchases over the years.

Union members and supporters will be mobilizing Saturday through election day, Tuesday, in an all-out effort to win for working families. Door-to-door canvassing begins at 10AM on November 2 from 1408 N Washington. Phone banking and other activities will continue through the election.

Donald Trump’s bait and switch with American workers is his greatest fraud of all. While uttering meaningless platitudes about fighting for workers, he is setting back the labor movement in ways that previous administrations could never do.