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The Employee Free Choice Act

The Employee Free Choice Act

Note: Parts of this are taken from the new edition of my book, Why Unions Matter, which will be published by Monthly Review Press next month.   Labor unions have been on the ropes in the United States for many years. In 2007, union density (the share of employed workers in unions) was around 12 […]

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Alan Greenspan: Class Warrior

[Note: This first appeared in Counterpunch at http://www.counterpunch.org/yates10102007.html. It is based upon a story in the book.] Alan Greenspan’s new memoir has put his tenure as Federal Reserve chairman on the hot seat, as critics ask whether he bears responsibility for the housing bubble and for his failure to vocally reject the Bush tax cuts. […]

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