[lbo-talk] A public square

Bill Bartlett billbartlett at aapt.net.au
Tue May 22 20:44:39 PDT 2007

At 8:23 AM -0700 22/5/07, joanna wrote:

> >Why doesn't the professoriate radicalize and organize
>>against the low salaries, job insecurity, terrible
>>working conditions?
>Because there are at least 300 applicants for every job?

That's a pretty good reason. Some people imagine that unions are a magic solution, but about the best a union can hope to do under capitalism is get its members the market rate for their labour. Give or take a bit.

Bill Bartlett Bracknell Tas

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