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03/22/2016 - Food For Thought: 3/22/2016

Life As An Undercover Union Organizer

– The Atlantic

The Atlantic interviews the author of Playing Against the House: The Dramatic World of an Undercover Union Organizer. The piece provides insight into the life of a union salt. The author worked for UNITE HERE in two Florida casinos, convincing coworkers to join the union.


The Mutual Dependence of Donald Trump and the News Media

– The New York Times 

The New York Times examines how and why Donald Trump has been able to take over news cycle after news cycle – and what this new dynamic means for the future of the media and politics.


Manufacturing Jobs Are Never Coming Back

– FiveThirtyEight

FiveThirtyEight makes the case that despite the rhetoric from presidential candidates about bringing manufacturing jobs back to the U.S. from other countries, most of them aren’t coming back. The piece suggests that candidates’ efforts would be better spent talking about ways to ensure that the service sector can fill manufacturing’s former role as a provider of dependable, decent-paying jobs.


Pushing Back Against Progressive Bullies

– The Wall Street Journal 

The Wall Street Journal spotlights one company’s strategy to push back against anti-corporate NGOs.