May 19, 2017.
I was driving down Hawthorne Blvd, and I saw a small group of picketers in front of the AT&T.
Normally, picketing and demonstrations from unions are not a common feature.
I did see a few picketers in front of a local business in South Torrance in the past.
But this was different, right there on the busiest boulevard in Torrance:
Within an hour, I drove back to find out what was going on.
Here's the video I recorded:
I had my basic uestions, like why they were there protesting.
Of course, I saw many of the left-wing talking points which are characteristic of unions.
The young man below was willing to talk to me about what unions do for him:
This union I had never heard before:
Of course, I pressed them for answers about the socialist first pumping up--printed on their posters.
They didn't think that the raised fist represented socialism:
Unions help a very limited group of people, and most often in higher-income level occupations.
The rapid pace of technological innovation is making current jobs obselete--but will open up new ones.
Private sector unions need to adjust their expectations and serve their workers.
They also need to spend more time training and less time striking.