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Bourgeois Socialism

. Conservative or Bourgeois Socialism From MIA: Marxists: Marx & Engels: Library: 1848: Manifesto of the Communist Party: Chapter 3: A part of the bourgeoisie is desirous of redressing social grievances in order to secure the continued existence of bourgeois … Continue reading

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UAW Local 833 Strikes Wisconsin Kholer plant

Many hundreds of workers have rejected a two-tier contract and are on strike against the Kholer company based in Wisconsin. Kholer produces plumbing fixtures, electrical generators and other basic products. Links for more information on the strike can be found … Continue reading

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The Hours Trap: How overwork contributes to the waste of social resources and the degredation of personal time.

One of the tricks that capital plays on the worker is entrapment into excessive hours of work. The worker is enticed into overtime by time and a half schemes and other financial incentives. Wages are held low so the cost … Continue reading

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REUTERS reports on Teamster Freight Rail Strike in Canada.

CP Rail’s train engineers, conductors go on strike in Canada: union TORONTO Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:59am EST A Canadian Pacific Railway crew works on their train at the CP Rail yards in Calgary, Alberta, in this file photo taken … Continue reading

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U. S. National Railroad Workers Contract Negotitations Begins in January 2015

In the context of expanded production in the US economy, increased hiring amongst the major “Class 1” railroads and an industry expansion driven by increased oil production in the United States. Industry-wide contract negotiations have opened between the major US  … Continue reading

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The Characteristics of Mature Capitalism v. 4

by Rawlinsview –New York Jan 29, 2014 – –  The Current Situation – – Every child knows, too, that the masses of products corresponding to the different needs required different and quantitatively determined masses of the total labor of society. … Continue reading

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Cambodia garment workers fight for wages, safety, union: The Militant

Vol. 77/No. 33      September 23, 2013 Cambodia garment workers fight for wages, safety, union BY EMMA JOHNSON In hard-fought battles, garment workers in Cambodia are pressing for higher wages, safer workplaces and union protection. The number of strikes are at record … Continue reading

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West Coast longshore union disaffiliates from AFL-CIO : The Militant

Vol. 77/No. 33      September 23, 2013 West Coast longshore union disaffiliates from AFL-CIO BY SETH GALINSKY “It is with regret but resolve that we have come to the point where the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) must cut formal ties … Continue reading

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Tunisia trade union denounces abuse of police power.

Published On: Sun, Jul 28th, 2013 Breaking news / Featured / National | By Editor-in-chief UGTT denounces police’s abuse of power in front of the NCA’s headquarters (Video) Protests before NCA in Bardo. Photo taken 1:15 AM, 28th, July (Tunis … Continue reading

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