posts and bio Chris Townsend

Chris Townsend is the recently retired Organizing Director of the Amalgamated Transit Union, and he was for 25 years an International Representative and Political Action Director for the United Electrical Workers.

“Lions Led by Asses”

by on November 30, 2022

While labor historians have organized a letter signing campaign to the Biden administration asking them to grant some concession to rail workers, others have pointed out the continuing tepid response of labor leadership as the cause of this crisis. Is the Democratic Party in charge of the labor movement?

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