The party is a shrunken core of holdover urban machine politicians being overtaken by an activist base on the far left.
Two Minnesotans will receive union dues filched without their consent thanks to a Supreme Court decision this year that said no American may be forced to pay unions as a condition of government employment.
Lech Walesa turns 75 in September and 35 years ago won the Nobel Peace Prize. He’s probably the most important labor leader of our era.
Every state is now essentially a right to work state. It’s not an overstatement to say this ruling is a death knell for unions as we know them, and will dramatically change Democratic politics.
When I see a giant rat with red eyes and foul yellowish fangs, my knee-jerk response is: These are not the good guys.
Janus v. AFSCME caps a Supreme Court term that is surprisingly of the moment, given how long cases take to make their way to the court.
An economy cannot thrive if employers aren’t permitted to fire their employees and if businesses aren’t free to solve problems internally.
Politicians can make promises without having to worry about transparency or its consequences, like honesty and effectiveness. Thus, America is drowning in state and local debt.
The cumulative debt for all public pension systems is at $5.599 trillion, or $46,884 per household. Most is for teachers, whose unions have for years resisted improvements for kids.
A new video project from guerrilla filmmaker James O’Keefe proves just how ideologically inconsistent many who discuss the campus rape phenomena are.
A new book romanticizes the New Deal, but fails to grasp how such a liberal watershed doubled down on Jim Crow and anti-immigrant sentiment.
The middle class has shrunk primarily because Americans have gotten richer. Unions don’t appear to have anything to do with that, or wages in general.
Toronto’s former mayor Rob Ford was known for his crazy antics. But he should be known for taking on public unions and corruption — and winning.
On the Federalist Radio Hour we talk labor unions, the media’s lockstep reporting on Planned Parenthood, and news from the NFL.
President Obama’s Worker’s Voice Summit focused on archaic employment ideas instead of the innovations that are creating and improving jobs.
It is a powerful argument. It also withers under scrutiny.
Unions are losing members and public sympathy, and instead of polishing off our ballads, we should ask why that’s happening.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s recall was a deadly error for state Democrats and labor activists. It made a college dropout into a potential Republican rock star.
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