How About a Union for Business Owners?

How About a Union for Business Owners?

Most people look at “business” as something separate from everything else in life, and at best, a necessary evil. Something you have to do. Or a way to make money—in a practical, but never creative, artistic or (perish the thought) moral way. In today’s political...
Unions vs. “Right-to-work”

Unions vs. “Right-to-work”

A number of conservatives, such as  Senator Rand Paul, have been promoting “right-to-work” legislation in response to the growing power of labor unions. On the surface, such legislation might appear to be consistent with free market principles. But is it? Wikipedia...

Why State Licensed Unions are Legalized Thugs

Fox News reported: “As New York City finishes cleaning up the mess of the recent debilitating blizzard, it also faces allegations that union workers entrusted with cleaning up the mess of snow decided to stage a slowdown as the blizzard hit. The plan was to...
How To Defeat the Hollywood Unions

How To Defeat the Hollywood Unions

The article below was originally published on the website of The Intellectual Activist on April 17, 2001 shortly before an impending writers strike that was averted near the eleventh hour. Now, six years later, the Writers Guild of America (WGA) is again threatening...
Something For Nothing: Unions

Something For Nothing: Unions

Government is not the only institution that promises something for nothing. The decline of General Motors is just one consequence of the idea that labor unions can get their members something for nothing. Workers themselves increasingly recognize the reality that...

Labor Unions vs. Labor

Some holidays inspire us to celebrate our collective heritage. We watch fireworks on July Fourth. On Memorial Day we remember the sacrifices made by our troops for the advancement of freedom. Labor Day, like the movement it symbolizes, is much younger than those...

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