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.
Writer and European policy analyst Bill Wirtz joins the Federalist Radio Hour to explain the ongoing chaos in European politics and how it compare to U.S. political parties.
“Janus v. AFSME” is a case about restoring workers’ first amendment rights. Dan DiSalvo joins Federalist Radio to discuss the power and money unions hold.
An economy cannot thrive if employers aren’t permitted to fire their employees and if businesses aren’t free to solve problems internally.
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.
When new startups show up on the scene, the knee-jerk reaction of bureaucrats is to hobble the new players instead of liberating the whole industry.
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.
One cannot be logically consistent in opposing Walmart construction while also opposing Walmart closings.
Monday, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case that could stop forcing unionized workers to pay for activities they disagree with.
On the Federalist Radio Hour we talk labor unions, the media’s lockstep reporting on Planned Parenthood, and news from the NFL.
Scott Lincicome explains how U.S. labor unions’ intense opposition to free trade and how Bernie Sanders is a threat to win over that opposition from Hillary Clinton.
President Obama’s Worker’s Voice Summit focused on archaic employment ideas instead of the innovations that are creating and improving jobs.
Unions are organizing a fast-food worker’s strike this week to push for a $15 minimum wage. What they don’t say is how much unions will benefit.
Why are so many liberals, ostensibly burning with zeal for racial justice, strangely uncurious about the details?
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.
Politicians pushing everyone to extend tax-paid education should explain why thirteen years isn’t enough.
Sen. John McCain has found an archaic, protectionist boondoggle whose time for death is long past. It’s called the Jones Act.
California tells businesses how warm their toilet stalls must be, what they must post on walls, and other highly intrusive and ridiculous things that strangle people’s ability to make a living.
Contrary to public relations pushes and politician promises, people who feel minimum-wage hikes directly find this government intervention hurts, not helps.
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