Slow Adjustment to the Teacher Union Machine Continues in Chariho

This video by Evan Coyne Maloney succinctly presents a critical part of the small-government, free-market perspective on one of Rhode Island’s most intractable difficulties:

The machine by which teachers’ unions turn public dollars into union-organization profits and political patronage is clear and unambiguous.  One could argue that the process is for the better, for one reason or another, but Coyne Maloney accurately follows the money.
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morpheus
morpheus
9 years ago

Very well done, except for the fact that Chariho is a high-performing school district. Interesting that you don’t mention that at all. Therefore, taxpayers ARE getting the better schools their tax dollars pay for. Since that’s true, what’s your beef? Besides, ever since Citizen’s United, your whole equation has been made irrelevant. Private donors like the Kochs have WAY more influence than the ever-diminishing public union sector.

Monique
Monique(@monique-chartier)
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9 years ago

“Private donors like the Kochs have WAY more influence than the ever-diminishing public union sector.”
The post is about Rhode Island. Keeping this in mind, along with the fact that RI has one of the worst business climates in the country, do you stand by this comment, Morpheus?

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