Fact du Jour

As of the latest stats, 2147 Americans have died in the 10 years of the American war on Afghanistan. Meanwhile, back in the States, 4609 workers were killed on the job in 2011 alone.

Both figures are troubling. Nevertheless, workers may need “combat pay”, and it is notable that States without Union shops (Right to Work States) have higher rates of death and injury than do Union shop States.

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