GM strike

William S. Lear rael at
Wed Jul 1 08:07:28 PDT 1998

On Wed, July 1, 1998 at 01:31:57 (-0400) Justin Schwartz writes:
>> ...
>> You know, like unions represent the organized interest of the working
>> class, which is in a rather long-term battle with something called capital,
>> and that the bosses' and stockholders' profits come from the workers'
>> labor.
>So you want the unions to come out and adopt Marxism as a their political
>economy? So would I, but it's not likely.

Just curious, but why do we need such a Manichean view of things? To put it in stark terms, yes, the choice is between wage slavery and freedom, but why does the road to freedom necessarily wind through Marx? Is economic democracy not what we really want?


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