The Truth About American History: An Austro-Jeffersonian Perspective

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7. Major Episodes in American Labor History: An Austrian Reevaluation, Part I

  • The Truth About American History
June 24, 2005Thomas E. Woods, Jr.

Tags U.S. HistoryMonopoly and Competition

The standard tale of labor history in American is largely false. Unions did not cause a rising standard of living. Employers were forbidden to encourage union membership, but they could compel union membership.

Lecture 7 of 10 from Thomas Woods' The Truth About American History: An Austro-Jeffersonian Perspective.

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