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“I Have a Right!”

CHARLES W. BAIRD, THE FREEMAN Clichés of Progressivism, Part 10 Lots of people make this claim without even thinking about the nature and source of...

On Paying Our “Fair Share”

CHARLES W. BAIRD, THE FREEMAN President Obama often asserts that fairness requires everyone "to play by the same rules." He then calls for raising tax...

Collective Bargaining and Human Rights

CHARLES W. BAIRD, THE FREEMAN Government-sector collective bargaining is being challenged in many states. In response, government-employee unions (GEUs) are asserting that the human rights...

Attack on Freedom of Association

NLRB, Teamsters, and Senate gang up Charles W. Baird, The Freeman At the end of 2011 the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), dominated by recess-appointed, pro-union...

Employer Speech and Freedom of Association

Charles W. Baird, The Freeman I have argued that forcing a worker to submit to the will of a majority of his colleagues on the...