Those who depend on the kindness of corporations are the truly dependent
As news broke that the United Auto Workers’ effort to organize its first plant run by a foreign automaker in the South failed by 87 votes, conservatives celebrated.
They were celebrating how the scare tactics of Senator Bob Corker, who likely violated the Wagner Act, and other local Republicans denied the labor movement a significant victory. And they were celebrating a small but crucial victory what has been a half-century effort to destroy the labor movement with “a thousand paper cuts.”
The right’s obsessive drive to deny workers the right to collectively bargain underlies the driving economic belief: the boss rules.…