Leo Gerard

Why Stopping TPP Fast Track Really, Really Matters
If Reid stands firm, it means new trade deals are likely to be worked out in the open, where the people and their elected politicians can debate the merits. In other words, it will be a victory for democracy. Read more...
Thirty people were arrested Tuesday as some 5,000 coal miners and their families protested bankrupt Patriot Coal Corp.'s plans to cut benefits. Read more...
Scott Prouty, the man behind the infamous "47 percent" video of Mitt Romney's remarks at a Florida fundraiser, has been in talks to work for the United Steelworkers union in a role that's yet to be determined. Read more...
I suppose it all depends on what you mean by wealthy. Still, sounds like Obama is semi-solid on ending those upper-class tax cuts, which is better than nothing but not enough: WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama promised liberal groups on Read more...
Thom Hartmann, broadcasting from Netroots Nation 11, sat down with the United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard. The two discussed the need to have a buy American, build in America program to get Americans back to work again and how any efforts Read more...

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Ed Schultz talked to Tax.com's David Cay Johnston and The United Steelworkers Leo Gerard about just how devastating Paul Ryan and the Republicans new budget proposal would be to the disabled, the elderly and children. Remember when everyone on the Read more...
Wow. I'm so used to the insane talk that passes for intelligent discourse on the Sunday bobblehead shows, it took a minute for it to sink in: I'm hearing an actual discussion on American industrial policy? But yes, indeed I was. It was a few Read more...
United Steel Workers President Leo Gerard joined Ed Schultz to talk about the mid-term elections and the foreign donations being received by the US Chamber of Commerce and other right wing groups who are refusing to disclose where their donations Read more...
Ed Schultz talked to the United Steel Workers President Leo Gerard about the "anonymous White House official" who decided to go shoot their mouth off Read more...
Ed Schultz talks to the President of the United Steelworkers Leo Gerard about his recent op-ed Wrongful Fatalities, Failed Worker Protections: In bot Read more...