Tag Archives: Labor

Sweatshops: A Dream Come True?

On January 14th, 2009, Nicholas D. Kristof, an Op-Ed columnist for the New York Times, wrote a rather provocative piece entitled “Where Sweatshops Are A Dream.” In this article, Kristof begins by sensibly saying that before Barack Obama and his team act upon their endless discussions of “labor standards,” we should all of us take…

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Mayhem In Madison; Death Threats Against Republicans: “Hope you have a good time in hell”

Pandemonium erupts in Madison, Wisconsin, as pro-union protesters converge upon the Capitol to protest the passage of Governor Scott Walker’s so-called union-bargaining bill. The following is an unedited email, presumably written by a union thug — judging, at least, by the lingo — and published on the website of 620 WTMJ radio, Madison. The letter…

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Caught On Video: More Union Civility In Michigan

Here’s some amusing footage, caught very recently, of some more of that famous liberal tolerance and civility we’re always hearing about:

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Labor Unions

The first unions in the United States were formed in the late 18th century, and they’ve always been socialist at their core, explicitly or implicitly. The principle that most people — union people in particular — do not understand about wages is this: Wages are determined by worker productivity. Worker productivity is determined by the…

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