audio by guest maria elena durazo
59:06 minutes (54.11 MB)
A NEW “NEW DEAL”? The Obama administration has announced a new plan to reverse unemployment and create thousands of jobs by helping small businesses expand, investing in highways and other infrastructure, and incentivizing green energy. The proposal leaves most details up to Congress.
Guests: Maria Elena Durazo, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, L.A. County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, Los Angeles, CA., http://www.launionaflcio.org ; Ruben Solis Garcia, Organizer, Southwest Workers’ Union, San Antonio, TX, www.swunion.org , www.communitychange.org