On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 18:10, <123hop at comcast.net> wrote:
> OK. So how do we collectively act about a situation in which employers
> require that workers work for free.
> Agitate to make that illegal?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carrol Cox" <cbcox at ilstu.edu>
> To: lbo-talk at lbo-talk.org
> Sent: Saturday, April 2, 2011 1:26:18 PM
> Subject: Re: [lbo-talk] Von Hayek was wrong
> Adam Proctor:
> "There definitely is duh a thing. But those judgments must be made in the
> context of actually-existinga labor movements. In the absence of
> one cNnot blame a worker for beig forced to accept harsh working
> even to work with no pay."
> Yes! It is _always_ wrong to make any moral judgment whatever of
> in abstraction from the existence of collective action. And I would apply
> this not onAnd I would apply this not on to those who are desperate but
> to those who are relatively prosperous. It is incorrect, even
> and therefore pro-capitalist, to make moral judgments of the isolated
> individual, whether he/she is on the streets or making a few hundred
> thousand a year.
> The topic of conversation for a leftist is collective struggle, how to
> relate to it, how to contribute to its development, never to the activity
> the isolated individual.