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Class warfare in the USA

Anti-unionism and the legislative agenda of the 1%
by / RP 172 (Mar/Apr 2012) / Commentary

The past year has brought an unprecedented series of attacks on public employee unions in state legislatures across the United States. The most dramatic such assault came in Wisconsin, where newly elected governor Scott Walker pushed through legislation that effectively eliminated the right to collective bargaining for his state’s 175,000 public employees.1 Yet …