We received the following post from Kim Scipes, objecting to Jeff Schuhrke’s essay about the AFL-CIO’s foreign policy, posted November 22. Schuhrke’s reply to Scipes follows. -ed.Read more →
posts and bio Kim Scipes
Kim Scipes, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Purdue University Northwest in Westville, Indiana. Among his many works on the AFL-CIO foreign policy, see AFL-CIO’s Secret War against Developing Country Workers: Solidarity or Sabotage? (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2010), and “The AFL-CIO’s Foreign Policy Program: Where Historians Now Stand,” on-line for free in the peer-reviewed journal Class, Race and Corporate Power (October 2020). Dr. Scipes is also a co-founder of LEPAIO, the Labor Education Project on the AFL-CIO’s International Operations. His latest article is “The Union Makes Us Strong: Understanding Trade Unionism in a Global Context,” (December 2022).