Unions

The Decline of General Motors

The Decline of General Motors

If a company as great and as economically powerful as General Motors once was can collapse into a shadow of its former self, so too can every other company in the United States. So too can the United States itself.

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...

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 Truth About Coercive Labor Unions

The Truth About Coercive Labor Unions

Where the closed shop unions hold sway, companies cannot compete. Their market share falls and they ultimately go bankrupt. The only way that coercive unions can maintain any given share of the labor force is by finding new victims to replace the ones they have sucked dry.

Why Racists and Unions Support Minimum Wages

Why Racists and Unions Support Minimum Wages

Presidential aspirant Rep. Dick Gephardt, D-Mo., unwittingly performed a public service in his address to the Teamsters Local 238 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, last month. He revealed the true agenda behind so much of the support for minimum wages. He...

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...

Inflation: Labor Unions and Wages (4 of 5)

Inflation: Labor Unions and Wages (4 of 5)

If inflation is bad and if people realize it, why has it become almost a way of life in all countries? Even some of the richest countries suffer from this disease. The United States today is certainly the richest country in the world, with the...

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