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  •  Certainly the IWW could be tarred as "foreign" (0+ / 0-)

    since many of its activists were, in fact, recent immigrants. That association has stuck over time.

    •  the entire union movement was tarred as "foreign" (0+ / 0-)

      And oddly enough, the American labor movement destroyed itself in the 80's largely by becoming "partners" with management to fight the foreigners.

      They forgot long ago what the word "solidarity" means. Or at least what the word "whipsawing' means. . . .

      Sadly, the unions in Europe are about to repeat that mistake.

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