Thaddeus Russell on Labor Corporatism and the Volkswagen Union Vote

Leading up to the recent election conducted by
the National Labor Relations Board at the Volkswagen automobile
plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in which workers voted 712 to 626
against joining the United Automobile Workers (UAW), left-wing
supporters of the union drive demonstrated a curious lack of
understanding of the conservatism of their cause. Indeed, writes
Thaddeus Russell, the fact that Volkswagen tacitly supported the
UAW was a clear sign that unionization in this case would serve to
benefit something other than the interests of the workers.

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