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I'm not sure how things stand in Denmark, but around here unions are not in the least busted.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Sun Jul 22nd, 2012 at 12:15:03 PM EST
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The gutting of their ability to prevent strikebreaking and maintain closed shops is already complete. The rise of part-time, temporary, "flexible" work has destroyed the ability to organize several whole sectors.

But more importantly, with the shift from full-employment policies to permanent-unemployment policies, the sack regained its power to compel obedience, and workers are not yet reduced to the sort of devil-may-care desperation required to effectively organize in that sort of environment. Unless current policies are reversed, they will be. But that will be then, and this is now.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Mon Jul 23rd, 2012 at 03:57:55 AM EST
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