Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Do Big Unions Buy Politicians?

Do Big Unions Buy Politicians?
Published on Jun 8, 2015
Who poses the biggest threat to America's economy by striking deals with crooked politicians? Big Oil, Big Pharma, or Big Unions? Daniel DiSalvo, political science professor at the City College of New York, gives the answer.

Public Union: Public Enemy
Published on Jul 16, 2018
Public-sector unions have been gaming the political system for decades, bankrupting whole cities and plunging states into massive debt. How did this happen and can it be stopped? Akash Chougule, senior policy fellow for Americans for Prosperity, has the answers in this sobering video from Prager University.

Why Teachers Unions Don't Want School Choice
Published on Jan 23, 2017
Take the pledge for school choice! Can every child receive a good education? With school choice and competition, yes. The problem? Powerful teachers unions oppose school choice. But when teachers and parents understand why school choice works, they support it. Rebecca Friedrichs, a public school teacher who took her case against the teachers union all the way to the Supreme Court, explains why school choice is the right choice.

Teachers Unions vs. Students
Published on Jul 28, 2014
There is a dilemma in American education. On the one hand, teachers are essential to student achievement. On the other, teachers unions promote self-interests of their members which are antithetical to the interests of students. So, how do we fix this problem? In five minutes, Terry Moe, Professor of Political Science at Stanford University, delineates this quandary and offers solutions.

Teachers Unions explained
Published on Feb 28, 2011
A supporter of the teachers unions is questioned about her belief that the unions need more money and power.

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