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Government Against Itself: Public Union Power and its Consequences

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About the Event

Members of the public sector are one of the fastest growing groups of millionaires in the country. The consequences are disturbing.  Corruption and lifelong benefits crowd out spending on education, public safety, and infrastructure—vital services for the poor and middle class. In this public lecture, Daniel DiSalvo explored what is happening today and how we got here.

About the Speaker

Professor DiSalvo is is a assistant professor of political science and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He is also the co-editor of The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics. Daniel is a regular contributor to the blog His work focuses on American political parties, elections, Congress, labor unions, and public policy. He also regularly comments on current politics and has written for The New York Times, New York Daily News, New York Post, The Weekly Standard, National Affairs, The American Interest, Commentary, and City Journal.