Labor Unions and Communism; Revolting History Is Playing out Again in Modern America
Byline: Matt Patterson, SPECIAL TO THE WASHINGTON TIMES
Trade unions are a school of communism.
Labor leader Andy Stern has seen the future. There's no freedom there, but he's OK with that. Mr. Stern, a former president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), recently returned from a trip to China, where he had the opportunity to meet with high-ranking government officials, who outlined for the former labor leader the authoritarian regime's long-term economic plan.
Mr. Stern was so enamored with what he saw in the Middle Kingdom that he praised the communist country's state-planned economy in the pages of the Wall Street Journal and urged the …
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Publication information: Article title: Labor Unions and Communism; Revolting History Is Playing out Again in Modern America. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: December 8, 2011. Page number: B03. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2011 Gale Group.
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