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Oct 28, 2017

Show 1972 Tom Woods  Labor Unions: Myths and Facts

From The Tom Woods Show. 

Haven’t labor unions improved the standard of living of American workers? Why, wouldn’t we not even have the weekend without them? My father belonged to the Teamsters, so I have a natural inclination to side with unions, but the facts won’t let me, and in this episode I explain why.

Books Mentioned

Howard Dickman, Industrial Democracy in America: Ideological Origins of National Labor Relations
W.H. Hutt, The Strike-Threat System: The Economic Consequences of Collective Bargaining
Morgan O. Reynolds, Power and Privilege: Labor Unions in America
Morgan O. Reynolds, Making America Poorer: The Cost of Labor Law
Morgan O. Reynolds, Economics of Labor
Walter Block, Labor Economics From a Free-Market Perspective

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Ep. 730 Labor Unions Didn’t Bring You This or Any Other Weekend

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