Why 'Big Labor' Favors Smart Growth
"At its convention in Las Vegas, Big Labor--the AFL-CIO--approved a resolution condemning urban sprawl, the abandonment of inner cities and 'big box' retailers that suck life out of established downtowns and older suburbs.What a surprise! Isn't a big chunk of labor the boilermakers and roofers, the bricklayers, carpenters, electrical workers and bridge construction guys who are happy to throw up any structure anywhere, as long as the pay is right? Shouldn't they be dead opposed to 'smart growth' ideas?"
Thanks to Abhijeet Chavan