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  •  unionization also helps that (1+ / 0-)
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    the logic of the free market pricing the cost of labor inexorably leads to slavery. employers who would pay their employees poverty wages are not decent human beings, in my opinion. the handwaving about the market is just an excuse for a lack of common decency.

    •  Reality is not always pretty. (0+ / 0-)

      People are not always decent.  
      Unions help, but I see them more as a critical tactic for our overall problems, which require a more culturally focused strategy.

      The third-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the majority. The second-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking with the minority. The first-rate mind is only happy when it is thinking. A. A. Milne

      by Memory Corrupted on Thu Nov 29, 2012 at 11:03:52 AM PST

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