INDEX
Page numbers in italics refer to illustra-
tions; acronyms are defined in the
Abbreviations list, ix–xiii.
actwu, 131, 140, 169
Adams, James Luther, 89–92, 89
afl: anticommunism of, 84–85, 224,
238; anti-immigration position of, 22,
168; flt and, 109; labor-management
collaboration and, 85, 100, 129–30;
Latin American labor movements
and, 227, 233–34, 238–39; Naumkeag
Steam Cotton Company strike and,
73; philosophy of, 222–23; on unem-
ployment insurance, 85; war and con-
ciliation and, 123. See also utw
afl-cio: anticommunism of, 226, 233,
235, 239, 240, 241, 242, 301; on anti-
immigrant legislation, 169, 170;
atpdea and, 123; on ‘‘Buy American’’
campaigns, 133; Change to Win
Coalition, 251–52; cio, 95, 101–2;
Colombian union movement and,
216, 251–52, 261–62; icftu and,
234, 346n39; Latin America and, 227,
233–36, 248, 251–52; membership
dissent on Latin American policy,
248, 249, 251–52, 281; New Voices
movement, 225, 248, 297; Sweeney
and, 248–49; U.S. government fund-
ing of, 129, 234, 244, 251. See also
aifld;seiu; Solidarity Center; Team-
sters; ufcw;unite-here
African Americans: in American work-
force, 21, 22, 36, 149, 150, 257,
306n17; exclusion of, from workforce,
22; migration of, to northern cities,
143, 332n38; Puerto Rican workers
and, 157; support of, for U.S. foreign
policies, 225
African palm cultivation, 191, 220
Afro-Colombians, 10–11, 188, 190, 269,
272, 284, 286
afscme, 236–37, 256
Agriculture, 152, 153, 155–57, 156, 157,
245, 302. See also Banana industry;
Sintagro
Agudelo, Fabio, 164
Agudelo, Mario, 198, 199, 200, 201, 202–
3, 205
Aguirre, Fernando, 215–16
aifld: affiliates’ relations with, 243–44;
American Center for International
Labor Solidarity, 249; anticommu-
nism promoted by, 226, 240, 241, 244;
campesino centers of, 246, 348n90;
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