‘Unions’ Archive

Peter Schrag’s Disillusionment February 6, 2012 No Comments

Peter Schrag is very much a man of the left, so it is nice to see him getting disillusioned with the teachers’ union establishment. Related: “AWOL At The Kvetching” by Peter Schrag at California Progress Report

What I Fear March 14, 2011 2 Comments

The poll shows that, while Americans do not greatly love labor unions overall, they seem to want to defend the collective bargaining rights of the public sector. ¬†What is frightening about this is that the public is very cynical nowadays about the officials it elects, but may be very friendly to government workers and bureaucrats […]

The Passive Aggressive Public November 26, 2010 1 Comment

Joel Fox here reflects on the inconsistency that the people seem to oppose “higher taxes” but favor many well funded government services. His conclusion is that there has been a breakdown of trust in our leadership, not any move towards “smaller government” in theory. I think that if the distrust has now gone beyond our […]