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Shorter Glenn Harlan Reynolds: The non-violence of public employee unions is evidence that they lack commitment.

And verbatim:

In fact, it made them so formidable that they were able to put together unions solid enough to send the industries they depended on overseas, where labor was more tractable, because the bosses weren’t willing to face the headache of trying to get rid of the unions, and couldn’t afford to pay the wages the unions, with their toughness, had managed to extract.

As Glenn undoubtedly knows, labor overseas was most often more “tractable” because of violent state suppression of independent, organized labor movements. But of course, we know that state violence is completely acceptable when conducted in service of capital…

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