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Has the Overton Window Shifted on Right-to-Work?
July 6, 2023 // Advocates of repealing right-to-work didn’t have to. They just needed to get enough people with a union label elected to office. The Overton Window has clearly shifted over the past 30 years. It shifted to make right-to-work possible, but it did not shift enough to make its repeal impossible. Both approval and repeal are in the Overton Window now. That’s a major change. But more work is needed to convince people that unionization should rest on the constitutional right to voluntary association, as is the case with most American institutions.