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John Sweeney Responds


John Sweeney


[Excerpt] "New Labor Movement in the Shell of the Old?" by Jeremy Brecher and Tim Costello is just the kind of thoughtful critique the "New Voices" of the American labor movement need if we are to make the transition from campaign rhetoric to meaningful change. During the campaign last summer and fall, I ended virtually every speech with my personal commitment to such reviews and critiques by saying, "And my idea of a perfect labor movement is one which constantly re-examines itself and corrects its own imperfections."