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Labor Unions and the Moral Economy

Bruce Western and Jake Rosenfeld have a really excellent working paper that revisits the debate about the effect of declining unionization since the 1970s on wage inequality. Unions were a staple in many “smokestack” industries in the 1950s and 1960s, … Continue reading

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What Does the Public Think Unions Stand For? The Battle for Hearts and Minds in Wisconsin

Are public sector labor unions greedy leeches on the side of government, or are they the last bulwark of a national movement for working people? The battle to define American public sector labor unions, and the labor movement in general, … Continue reading

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