What Unions Are Doing to Protect American Democracy
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With an eye to this November’s

elections, Paul Spink—like many union leaders in Wisconsin—plans to do his utmost this year to salvage what’s left of

democracy in his state. Spink, president of

the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, in

Wisconsin, says it’s vital to reelect the state’s Democratic governor, Tony

Evers, to preserve some semblance of majority rule in Wisconsin and to keep

some check on what he sees as a runaway Republican legislature that is...

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