Most of us thought Right to Work was a 20th century scheme to destroy collective bargaining rights. According to Cedric DeLeon, author of The Origins of Right To Work: AntiLabor Democracy in 19th Century Chicago, it started out as a scheme to pit whites against blacks and make people believe the myth that individualism equals freedom. Chicago was the center of labor organizing and the fight against unions. There’s a lot we can learn as we head into 2017’s stiff winds of pressure against organized labor. It’s a new opportunity.