Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Raw | Slog | The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper:

Seriously, in report after report, this confrontation has not been arranged in this way: management's ruthlessness and labor's bravery; but in this way: labor's foolishness and management's reasonableness.

This is the oldest game in the neoliberal order. Discipline the workers, remove the teeth from labor, and relocate production to poorer places. There is nothing new going on here.