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Why Do We Need Unions?

Earl29 Wrote: Dec 15, 2012 11:03 AM
Thank you, Mr. Goodman, for pointing out in clear concise language economic reality as it applies to unions. Your third paragraph is especially brilliant. The basis of all monopoly is government action. Without the special privilege granted to unions by government there can be no union monopoly. Right to work laws merely negate special privilege.

Michigan has now become the 24th state to give workers the right to work without having to join a union. The event provoked more than vigorous debate. State police had to be on duty to guarantee the safety and the ability of Michigan legislators to actually go vote on the measure.

So what is the controversy all about? I agree with folks on the left about the real issue. It's not about right to work. It's about unions themselves. Why do we have them? Why do we need them? What public purpose do they serve?

There's no mystery here. A union...