It's Not Only Rhode Island

The Providence Journal profiles the power of Rhode Island’s union bosses and finds:

Rhode Island’s labor unions are losing members faster than they can add them.

But organized labor continues to have a powerful voice in state politics, due in part to a web of creative alliances that include the state Democratic Party, environmental groups such as the Sierra Club and progressive social organizations such as Marriage Equality Rhode Island.

We have news for the Journal — this fact is not isolated to Rhode Island.