Ugh. Yggy struggles to understand why progressives support public sector unions: The most salient difference, completely absent from his armchair psychologizing, is surely that public school teachers work for the.
Shorter a lot of "progressives" today: "I usually support unions, but these Chicago teachers [insert Republican talking point about unions.]" People are complaining--these teachers are highly paid, how dare they.
On this day in 1894, the American Railway Union, headed by Eugene Debs, called a nationwide boycott in solidarity with their striking members at Pullman, Illinois. This action turned a.