Detroit Today

Podcast 08.21.14: Unions and Labor In The Democratic Party

Thursday, August 21, 2014

On today's show, Bankole Thompson hosts a panel discussion about the role of unions, and the influence of labor in the Democratic Party. Guests include Assistant Professor at the City College of New York and Senior Fellow at The Manhattan Institute and Author of "Government Against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences,"Daniel DiSalv, President of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Al Garrett and President of Michigan Chapter of the American Federation of Teachers David Hecker. Bankole also opens up the conversation to callers, and takes questions and comments from listeners.