Unions are hugely popular. Why aren’t they more powerful?

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“The South is an existential problem for organized labor,” Nolan laments, predicting that industries will continue to migrate and their unions wither. Even labor “successes” he cites across the country come with an asterisk: Unite Here’s culinary workers have sewn up the Las Vegas Strip, but nearby hotels have yet to benefit. The Amazon Labor Union’s victory at a Staten Island warehouse might be “thrilling,” but the upstart has since faltered. (Amazon founder Jeff Bezos owns The Washington Post.)

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