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Building Bridges: Building Trades Activists Protest of Trump; Spectrum Cable Workers on Strike, Segm

Building Bridges: Building Trades Activists Protest of Trump; Spectrum Cable Workers on Strike, Segm

Building Trades Activists Break Mold in Protest of Trump
with
Gretchen Newsom, Political Director, IBEW Local 569, San Diego

Building Trades activists from Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 569 knew they had to do something. We couldnt let him come and speak to us and just sit there, said William Stedham, an executive board member of the local. If we hadnt, everyone would think that the Building Trades was on board with him 100 percent, and were not. So a few minutes
into his speech, the workers stood up with signs that said Resist and turned their backs on the billionaire-in-chief. The gesture flew in the face of a directive from Building Trades leadership that attendees should be on their best behavior. Demonstrators included the political director and business manager of the Local as well as the president and political
director of the San Diego Building Trades. Interestingly, the media present failed to cover the protesters or when the in the Security snatched their signs and yanke

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