Celebrating Union Thuggery

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That’s what “Labor [Union] Day” is about.  As every good free market economist knows, the only way unions have ever been able to raise wages above market-clearing wages is by the use of violence — even including murder — to prohibit competition from non-unionized workers.  The pro-union academic establishment covers up the thuggery with myriad myths about unions.  They’re even falsely given credit for the fact that we have leisure time!

12:04 pm on September 7, 2009