LIBERALS GIVING UP ON UNIONS?

LIBERALS GIVING UP ON UNIONS?.

I agree with the author of this piece that some liberals have given up  on unions and lament the loss of union money (and campaign workers) as highlighted ironically by a writer from Mother Jones. I read that article earlier this week. Afterwards, I didn’t know whether to be sad–because as a union member I have witnessed and fought with futility against the decimation of labor in our country–or whether I should be incredulous that this writer for a magazine bearing the name of such a labor icon would dare to eulogize unions before their death. I further agree with Sullivan that unions may need to look beyond the Democratic Party as they reorganize and rebuild for a new paradigm. So the question then becomes how will the Democrats survive when unions leave the fold?

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3 thoughts on “LIBERALS GIVING UP ON UNIONS?

  1. Thank you for taking the time to write a thoughtful response to Sullivan’s article. The question, indeed, is What to do after the Democrats? Can we report your comment on our commentary page?
    Please consider sending in additional submissions.

    In Solidarity,
    Kate
    RAF Staff

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