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A recent report by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) adds to the evidence that government union officials endowed with monopoly-bargaining and forced-dues privileges routinely wield them to jack up governments’ long-term spending commitments. As a consequence of Big Labor’s compulsory dues-financed lobbying successes, states that give more special privileges…(Read More)

In a commentary published on CNS NEWS (see the link below to read the whole thing), I point out that, in a just-resolved Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of forced union dues and fees in the government sector, there was ultimately no difference of opinion between the Right to Work advocates and the…(Read More)

Under the principles of limited government, public decisions are generally made by majority rule, but private decisions are not unless all parties affected by the decision agree to it. Preserving the ability of the individual to make personal decisions without being bound by others’ dictates was a key objective of our Founding Fathers when they…(Read More)

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