IHS Academic

Jeanne Hoffman talks with Dr. Daniel DiSalvo, Political Science Professor at the City College of New York, about his new book, Government Unions and the Bankrupting of America.

From the publisher:

Government-workers unions have been political juggernauts in the U.S. since the unseen collective-bargaining-rights revolution of the 1960s and ’70s. These unions are different and more powerful than those that battle owners and managers in the private sector. To advance their interests, unions in the public sector have created cartels with their political allies, mostly in the Democratic Party, to the exclusion of the taxpaying public.

In this Broadside, Daniel DiSalvo shows us how this government takeover happened and tells us what can be done to protect the public interest. The fiscal consequences have already proven dire and threaten the long-term power and prestige of the United States on the world stage.

Direct download: DiSavlvo_GovtUnions.mp3
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