Members of the University of Missouri Tigers Football Team return to practice at Memorial Stadium on Nov. 10, 2015, after the recent protests on campus that lead to the resignation of the school's president and chancellor on Nov. 9. (Photo by Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, D.C. - For a good chunk of the 20th century, the economically powerless in America did have the equivalent of the Mizzou football team blocking and tackling for them. They were called labor unions.
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