When Change to Win left the AFL-CIO in 2005, 35% of the labor federation’s revenue left with it. Despite this, Labor provided massive, unprecedented support for political purposes in the last two election cycles. The investments have resulted in a “worker friendly” Congress and White House.

But there are negative results for Labor as well.

The Legal Services Corp., a congressionally chartered, taxpayer entity, is being subjected to a union organizing drive.  Presented with a demand for recognition through a card check, the organization has declined insisting on the right to a secret ballot election.

The exercise of this right – under the law – is drawing fire. Supporters of