Anyone who thinks the Michigan or U.S. Constitutions ought to be enforced would be opposed to these grants.

I think it's possible this whole debate started with the Change To Win unions when they left and caused the AFL-CIO to discuss what to do. But it's not just about numbers. It was about coming up with a new strategy. You have some people saying it's silly to leave any union out and you need to build the labor movement one city at a time.

Workers don't want to give up what they've earned in terms of health-care coverage. It's sort of the deepest wound you can cut.

More people cross picket lines and think less about the consequences.

The neighborhood butcher wouldn't have sold meat to you. You would be shunned at church.