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A New Argentina (Evita)

by Matthew Rousu

Peron and Eva are nervous about being arrested by the military, but they have a secret weapon: unions. In many political systems, some politicians have a symbiotic relationship with unions. The politicians will support the aims of the unions and the unions will help the politicians stay in power. This is a good song to introduce public choice theory (as the unions represent a special-interest group receiving privileges in exchange for votes), unions, power, or corruption.

A New Argentia

The political power of unions is on display in Argentina

from Evita (1996)
Creator: Andrew Lloyd Webber and Alan Parker
Distributor: Buena Vista Pictures
Posted by Matthew Rousu