"Labor rights are now government-to-government in trade pacts, while corporate rights get to go over the top of governments."
The life of General Gordon Baker, Jr. was celebrated with a huge outpouring of many hundreds this past Saturday.
The "new populism" spoken of at the conference was described, defined and delivered with hope and realism.
"We cannot and we will not stand silent while workers are impoverished through the supply chains of big business and attacked by their own governments."
"Their whole legislative agenda revolves around this one central idea: Weaken unions and increase profits for big corporations."