Bob Plain is the editor/publisher of Rhode Island's Future. Previously, he's worked as a reporter for several different news organizations both in Rhode Island and across the country.

2 responses to “Did a Progressive Coin Term ‘Right-to-Work’?”

  1. cailin rua

    So much for sloganeering.  Words get in the way, don’t they?  In Australia, they call the conservative political party the Liberal Party.  Reminds me of the way Chomsky complains about the way Koch, Brothers, Robert Welch and others have co-opted the term “libertarian”. 

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  2. cailin rua

    Your post led me to Ida Tarbell which led me to McClures and back to Ray Stannard Baker 

    http://www.unz.org/Pub/McClures-1903jan-00323

    and then back to Lincoln Steffens.

    Everything old is new again . . .  

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