Mark Reiff
Political, Legal and Moral Philosopher, University of California, Davis

Mark R. Reiff is the author of five books: In the Name of Liberty: The Argument for Universal Unionization (Cambridge University Press, 2020); On Unemployment, Volume I and II (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015), Exploitation and Economic Justice in the Liberal Capitalist State (Oxford University Press, 2013), and Punishment, Compensation, and Law: A Theory of Enforceability (Cambridge University Press, 2005). He has taught political, legal, and moral philosophy at the University of Manchester, the University of Durham, the University of California at Davis, Sonoma State University, and the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. In 2008-09 he was a Faculty Fellow at the Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University.

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Pakistani construction workers in the Business Bay area of Dubai, 2012. Photo by Jonas Bendiksen/Magnum

Universal unions

Being an employee is a threat to your liberty. But while firms exist, compulsory unions are a basic safeguard of freedom

Mark R Reiff