The truth is both entities want the companies to succeed and until we start seeing corporations and unions as two sides of the same coin, we will continue to fight a useless rhetorical war where union leaders pay is inexplicably considered an important talking point.
If we want to do something about this nation's inequality, if we want to rebuild the middle class and if we want to train the greatest work force the world has ever seen, we need unions. Unions matter today more than ever.
There is nothing that Big Business, Wall Street, and the wealthy fear more than worker solidarity, whether in the form of street protests or general strikes. Which is why they continue to demonize organized labor.