Thursday, April 13, 2006

Stabbing yourself in the back

We have created a working class is so open-minded that it won't even take its own side in an argument:

“It’s a wonder that American workers support the 18th century robber baron agenda of the Republican Party, a party that constantly votes against their interests: tax cuts for the rich; judges who support monopolies and always rule in favor of corporations; destruction of the environment; deregulation of rules that protect consumers and workers; support for an avaricious military-industrial-pharmaceutical complex; rampant business and Congressional corruption; and a Congress that refuses to raise the minimum wage, while raising it’s own pay seven times in eight years.”

Labor, the Media and the Protests in France
The Strange Case of the American Worker
by Don Monkerud in CounterPunch

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