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PATTERSON: Labor unions and communism

by Matthew Patterson on December 8, 2011

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The Washington Times

Trade unions are a school of communism.

-Vladimir Lenin

L labor leader Andy Stern has seen the future. There’s no freedom there, but he’s OK with that. Mr. Stern, a former president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), recently returned from a trip to China, where he had the opportunity to meet with “high-ranking” government officials, who outlined for the former labor leader the authoritarian regime’s long-term economic plan.

Mr. Stern was so enamored with what he saw in the Middle Kingdom that he praised the communist country’s state-planned economy in the pages of the Wall Street Journal and urged the United States to embark on a similar path. Among the more revolting passages of Mr. Stern’s love letter to Leninism:

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Jerry Perez January 15, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Mr. Patterson please send me your e-mail address so I can forward so information to you regarding unions and their objectives.
Jerry Perez


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