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    Morning Bell: Big Labor Is Bankrupting Our Country

    Last month when the White House released its visitor log for the first six months of the Obama presidency, one name appeared far more often than any other: Service Employee International Union (SEIU) President Andrew Stern. Stern has every right to expect to be welcome in the Obama White House. … More

    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    On Monday, AFL-CIO president John Sweeney again tried to justify his reflexive protectionist opposition to free trade with Colombia on the grounds that there was too much violence against unionists in the country. CATO’s Juan Carlos Hidalgo flags a Boston Globe op-ed exposing Sweeney’s lies: The Democrats also say they … More

    Free Trade Fact of the Day

    AFL-CIO president John Sweeney has an op-ed in today’s Washington Post claiming that concern for the safety of union leaders in Colombia is behind his opposition to the Colombia Free Trade Agreement. We’ll let you decide if Sweeney cares more about member union dues or the supposed safety concerns of … More