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I Often ponder this...the power imbalance of class, and how to empower people through the government...without having them become fully dependent on the government, and thus losing motivation. I haven't come up with any easy answers yet, myself...

"Once in awhile we get shown the light, in the strangest of places, if we look at it right" - Hunter/Garcia
by whataboutbob on Thu Feb 22nd, 2007 at 09:46:50 AM EST
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The empowerment might be done by the government, but not through the government. What is direly needed is workplace democracy and ownership ; the general "sovietic" ideal of local democracy in the workplace.

It seems this ideal of workplace democracy is completely abandoned by the left. But what democracy do we have when the place where we spend most of our waking, productive place is clearly dictatorial?

That is why labor's right is one of the most important.

Un roi sans divertissement est un homme plein de misères

by linca (antonin POINT lucas AROBASE gmail.com) on Thu Feb 22nd, 2007 at 12:20:34 PM EST
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