THE WASHINGTON POST | Los Angeles teachers just proved that the common wisdom about unions is wrong

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Published: 28Jan2019

Just off the 101 freeway in downtown Los Angeles, a billboard urges teachers to “read this before spending another $1,000 on union dues.” The ad touts teacherfreedom.org, a site sponsored by the Koch-backed California Policy Center that offers instructions on how teachers can leave their union, along with testimonials from people identified as teachers recounting how much freer they felt after leaving their union.

Op-ed by Barry Eidlin, assistant professor of sociology at McGill University

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