17 Jul 2009

Focus on politics for 17 July 2009

From Focus on Politics, 6:37 pm on 17 July 2009

The election of Barack Obama as United States president late last year marked the end of the hands-off free market policies promoted by his predecessor George Bush. And the trade unions who supported President Obama say more changes are on the way. One of those unions is the more than two million strong Service Employees International Union. Its president Andy Stern was in New Zealand recently and he talked to our political editor Brent Edwards.