This article was first published at The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Thursday, September 19th, 2013:
Under Wisconsin’s Act 10, every union must be re-certified by its members each year – a freedom denied its members in the past. Once certified, a union was formerly permanent. With regard to teachers, it required dues to be deducted from their paychecks, it demanded negotiating rights on their behalf, it mandated where they could buy their health insurance, and so on.
But when the teachers themselves were asked if they wanted to stick with their union, they said