Kim Scipes

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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).