Let me know when you’re down so I can kick you more

The champions of anti-union legislation often portrayed themselves as the defenders of non-union workers—whom they characterized as hard-working private-sector taxpayers being forced to pick up the tab for public employees’ lavish pay and pensions. Two years later, however, it is clear that the attack on public employee unions has been part of a broader agenda aiming to cut wages and benefits and erode working conditions and legal protections for all workers—whether union or non-union, in the public and private sectors alike.

This from a report by the Economic Policy Institute, which chronicles the continuing assault on working people. Professor Corey Robin cites it in his New York Times op-ed.

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