Like many national Democrats, President Barack Obama weighed in on behalf of government unions in Wisconsin last week.
“Some of what I’ve heard coming out of Wisconsin, where you’re just making it harder for public employees to collectively bargain, generally seems like more of an assault on unions,” he said. Read More
Wisconsin was the birthplace of American public-sector unionism, where in 1936 the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees first organized in Madison. How ironic then that Wisconsin also might be the place where in 2011 public-sector unions began to die. Read More
As public-sector unions protest over cuts to their taxpayer-funded benefits in Wisconsin, James Poulos offers an insight so simple and so insightful, it's been bouncing around in my head all day: Read More