'A climate of terror'

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Author(s) John Sweeney
Source USA Today
Date April 9, 2008
URL http://blogs.usatoday.com/oped/2008/04/opposing-view-a.html
Quote
Quotes-start.png "If workers in a country with a 55% poverty rate cannot be in a union without fear of death, how can they speak up for their economic freedom? How can they benefit from a free trade agreement? That's why the AFL-CIO is opposing President Bush's Colombia free trade agreement. If we are serious about protecting workers' rights, we cannot ignore targeted murders and a climate of terror for unionists. " Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Agreement should be ratified on the topic Colombia-United States Free Trade Agreement.