There is a lot of talk in the media about the confederate flag, as we have talked about here and here recently. This was, as we all should know, brought about because of the massacre at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston, South Carolina by white supremacist Dylann Roof. In the days following […]Read more "Trans Pacific Partnership and Labor"
The appeal to the referendum by “for the first time” Left government was the natural outcome of a futile political negotiation which aimed “to have its cake (capital) and eat it too” (to satisfy both its needs and those of institutions). To be sure, this frame of negotiations took place without the real subject that […]Read more "IWW Greece Announcement Regarding The Referendum"
There is an immediate sense of absurdity in considering the relevance of labour unions to our most ancient ancestors. I bring that up first not to subvert that feeling but to highlight the fact that for an almost total majority of human history any discussion of organized labour was moot. This dialogue has only become […]Read more "Part 1: The Working Diaspora – Chapter 1: The First Thinker/Gatherers"
Benefits are put forward by pro-union organizers. These benefits include equity in pay, workplace safety, humane work hours, job security and participation in the process of deciding how the company will change over time. Critics of organized labour disavow such benefits and, indeed, instances in which unions have failed in their intentions and left businesses […]Read more "The Ecology of Unions. Introduction."
fifty thousand bees in a box will build a hive and make honey free upon unlimited open space, they will wander across just as many acres, spreading the pollen of innumerable plants before passing any judgment or making comparisons, let us be reasonable, and agree that without one, there is no other without a cause […]Read more "fifty thousand bees in a box (limits to wonder)"
There is a lot of lip service paid to the idea that women and men are equal. This is clearly untrue. Part of the ideology that we exist under however can make it difficult to point this out. This is because if one was to say that woman are unequal they might take it as […]Read more "Thoughts on Woman and the Social Controls they exist under"