From Wisconsin to Washington, DC, the claims are made: unions are
responsible for budget deficits, and their members are overpaid and
enjoy cushy benefits. The only way to save the American economy,
pundits claim, is to weaken the labor movement, strip workers of
collective bargaining rights, and champion private industry.
In "They're Bankrupting Us!": And 20 Other Myths about
Unions, labor leader Bill Fletcher Jr. makes sense of this