Just a Reminder: The Economic Policy Institute is Dominated by Labor Interests
Big Labor's favorite think tank is trying and failing to defend egregious public sector union compensation.
2:45 PM, Feb 23, 2011 • By MICHAEL WARREN
It's also important to note what sort of organization the innocuously named Economic Policy Institute is. By just taking a look at the EPI board of directors, we find that 10 of the board members are heads or former heads of national unions, including Richard Trumka (AFL-CIO), Randi Weingarten (American Federation of Teachers), Andy Stern and Anna Burger (SEIU), Ron Gettelfinger (United Auto Workers), and Leo Gerard (United Steelworkers of America). Consider also that one of the institute's former senior economists, Jared Bernstein, is now the chief economist and economic policy advisor to Vice President Joe Biden.
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