Tuesday, September 28

Meet Julius: How unions hurt the average worker

From OpenMarket.org, the blog of the Competitive Enterprise Institute:

Meet Julius.

Julius is an African American man living in modern-day America. Julius is a fictitious character, but the problems he faces are real problems that real people face every day. He wants the American Dream. He wants prosperity and opportunity. He wants his kids to have a better life than he did. When he retires, he wants to know that his years of hard work have meant some level of comfort in his old age.

In other words, Julius wants what all of us want.

Unfortunately, his economic hopes are continually frustrated in ways both large and small, both obvious and subtle, by a powerful force: labor unions.

Continue reading at Meet Julius: How Unions Hurt The Average Worker.