The Elephant in the Room

“A majority of Americans say they have a positive view of unions. When they vote for Republicans, as lots of union members do, they’re not voting that way because they want to disempower unions. They believe they’re voting to disempower the ‘freeloaders’ — a category that’s obviously inseparable, in the American context, from race. This is where the ugliness of the American conservative tradition comes in.”

Author: Jeff Weiss
Published: Dec 1, 2021
Length: 23 minutes (5,837 words)
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