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Workers' prosperity resulted from fighting, Hoffa says

Teamster General President Jim Hoffa just sent a letter to the editor at The Economist, a British news magazine started back in the 19th century to promote free trade.

One of their columnists, "Schumpeter," wrote an essay saying that unions might offend people by talking about "fighting."

Schumpeter, by the way, is named after the Austrian economist who coined the phrase "creative destruction." (Kind of goes with free trade, doesn't it?)

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