TEACHERS’ UNION MONEY TALKS

By Dimitri Mehlhorn, Dropout Nation

One of the most-hotly debated questions is how strong is the National Education Association and the American Federation of Teachers compared to the school reform movement.

How Many Public Employees Can We Afford?

By Reihan Salam, National Review Online

In an interview with The New Republic’s Jonathan Cohn, Richard Yeselson, a veteran of the labor movement and well-regarded policy intellectual, offers a mostly sanguine take on the role of public sector unions in American society.