Detroit Today

Panel Discussion: Unions And The Democratic Party

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Bankole Thompson hosts Detroit Today and brings in a round table to discuss unions and their influence on the Democratic party.

Our guests include Daniel DiSalvo, 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 "; Al Garrett, President of American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 25; and David Hecker, President of Michigan Chapter of the American Federation of Teachers.

We also open the conversation to listeners and take questions and comments about this topic.