You quote an unnamed manufacturing “executive” in Wichita, Kan., as saying: “Why take on all that trouble? You'd be nuts.” And you helpfully explained that view, because in Wichita, workers want better wages and medical coverage (AW&ST Oct. 29, p. 46). They are right to demand it. Unions made the middle class. They made it possible for an average Joe to make enough money to purchase a house, take a vacation, buy televisions, refrigerators and cars, and now PCs and iPods, that feed ...


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