Tagged: Organized Labor

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Beyond Unions

Recently we had the Labor Roundtable and much interesting discussion on the nature and necessity of organized labor in America ensued. I’ve cooled on the idea of unions lately, at least in their current...

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The economics of free-market unions

Over at Forbes I respond to these two excellent pieces by Adam Ozemik by channeling Kevin Carson, Will Wilkinson, and Timothy Carney. If you’d like, you could even stop over and say hello in...

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The Walker Roadmap

Mike Konczal has an excellent post up on the three-pronged approach Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is taking in his stealth budget. In fact, he’s charted the whole thing out: The assault on unions is...

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Labor Roundtable: Erik Vanderhoff

by Erik Vanderhoff I’ve been chewing on this for quite some time now as I’ve watched the reactions of various pundits and thinkers to the growing battle over public servants and what, if any,...

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Labor Roundtable: Kevin Carson

by Kevin Carson [Editors note: This is the first post in a series – or ‘roundtable’ – on the rise and fall of organized labor in America. Other guest authors will be posting, and...

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Labor 2.0 (initial thoughts)

This is going to be purposefully short. I want a discussion on this more than anything, as my thoughts are still very much forming. Does a revived labor movement require protectionist policies, increasing tariffs,...

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The Public Pension Problem

“The other weird thing about this post is that you link to an article outlining an absolutely disastrous public sector pension crisis without refuting any of the particulars. So we’re stuck with this massive...

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The Financial Class and the Middle Class

In recent weeks I’ve begun pretty seriously rethinking my positions on organized labor and especially public sector unions (more on this in some upcoming posts) and I think there is a compelling case to...

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The Organized Labor-Neoconservative Nexus

There’s a lot of interesting stuff in this Nation article on the Progressive split over China policy, but Labor’s belligerent tone is pretty striking: AAM’s Paul expressed grave concern about China’s efforts to enhance...

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