Daily Archives: May 30, 2011

Now and then one is struck by the antediluvian quality of labour relations in the US. The confrontational rhetoric and negative-sum bargaining of some US unions, warmly endorsed by progressive intellectuals and the New York Times, is straight from the Arthur Scargill handbook. You remember Arthur Scargill.

Clive Crook’s blog

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I have been the FT's Washington columnist since April 2007. I moved from Britain to the US in 2005 to write for the Atlantic Monthly and the National Journal after 20 years working at the Economist, most recently as deputy editor. I write mainly about the intersection of politics and economics.

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