CWF Featured in the New York Times

Posted by CWF Blog on Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 at 8:42 am - Permalink

The Center for Worker Freedom’s educational campaign to warn Chattanooga about the dangers of UAW representation at the town’s Volkswagen plant is receiving national attention.  CWF Executive Director Matt Patterson was interviewed for a New York Times report in which he was asked about the origin of the Center and why Americans for Tax Reform is interested in this labor fight:

Matt Patterson, who heads the new Center for Worker Freedom, an arm of Mr. Norquist’s Americans for Tax Reform, has promoted an anti-union agenda here, writing opinion articles and forming an anti-union coalition. “When the cost of government goes up, Americans for Tax Reform isn’t happy about it,” he said. “Unions are a big driver of government. Unions are very political, the U.A.W. is one of the most political. If they help elect politicians who pass huge government programs, that requires taxes.”

Read the whole report here: