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  •  Certain injustices are accepted as part of life (3+ / 0-)
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    so that they become the normal. That can change once somebody starts pushing back. Perhaps we are looking at a Rosa Parks moment for fast food workers.

    Just another underemployed IT professional computer geek.

    by RhodeIslandAspie on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 09:06:02 AM PST

    •  I agree, but I do not thing the reason is that it (1+ / 0-)
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      is "normal" but because workers, in general, do not have the resources to do anything about it. I mean, people who know how to apply pressure and have the resources to do it aren't low wage workers.

      "You can die for Freedom, you just can't exercise it"

      by shmuelman on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 09:24:36 AM PST

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      •  By normal, I don't mean something that is good. (1+ / 0-)
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        I mean something that is the state of affairs and there is nothing that can be done but accept it. Much the same can be said about Jim Crow.

        But once people start pushing back...

        If I can take that famous feminist slogan and rework it:
        Well behaved workers seldom make history.

        Just another underemployed IT professional computer geek.

        by RhodeIslandAspie on Fri Dec 13, 2013 at 11:08:11 AM PST

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    •  Remember that Rosa Parks arrest... (0+ / 0-)

      ...was a planned event. She was an activist who volunteered to be the catalyst for the Montgomery bus boycott. A brave woman.

      "When will our consciences grow so tender that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?"--Eleanor Roosevelt

      by KJC MD on Sat Dec 14, 2013 at 10:05:39 AM PST

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