Trade Unionists for Trump Make America Grate Again — Confederation of Storm Drain Foundrymen Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 2 thoughts on “Trade Unionists for Trump ” Add yours I’m in general agreement to the overall arc of your post. However, the following: Trumpism “systematically begin[s] to dismantle a lot of the things that the trade unions won in the 20th century,” doesn’t ring true. See https://gfycat.com/DaringEmbellishedHake and http://www.economist.com/blogs/economist-explains/2015/09/economist-explains-19 for a broader view. LikeLike Reply Thank you! I looked at both links, which talk about the decline in union membership and importance over a period of decades, nothing to do with Trump. In the Trump era, I’m much more worried about the policies for which I’m willing to credit union activities: non-discrimination, workplace safety, wage and hour rules, and so on. One reason the unions have declined, among others as the Economist article says, is that they got what they were fighting for. I believe those victories will be rolled back in the coming four years. As you say, we probably agree much more than not… LikeLike Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.