The process by which this has occurred is described, initially by providing an account of the development of Labor's "institutes" in developing countries--with a particular focus on AIFLD, the American Institute for Free Labor Development, in Latin America--and the ideological efforts to get government and multinational corporations to join in support of Labor's efforts.
What does AIFLD stand for?
AIFLD stands for American Institute for Free Labor Development
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One of its more infamous programs was the American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD)--well known for its ties to the CIA and its support of repressive governments in Central and South America.
The labor federation's whole international apparatus needs to be dismantled, including the American Institute for Free Labor Development (AIFLD), the AFL-CIO's subsidiary in Latin America, which was founded during the Cold War to help fight communism, and helped finance death-squad attacks on unionists in El Salvador during the 1980s.