Plutocracy the First Time Around
What came to be known as the Great Upheaval, the movement for the eight-hour day, elicited what one historian has called “a strange enthusiasm.” The normal trade union strike is a finite event joining two parties contesting over limited, if sometimes ...
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Onward, Toward Plutocracy
At its national bargaining convention, now taking place in Detroit, UAW president Dennis Williams announced that he is opposed not only to a "three-tier" wage format (rumored to be on GM's and Ford's agendas and aimed at members engaged in the ...
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5 signs America is devolving into a plutocracy
Whatever this may add up to, it seems to be based, at least in part, on the increasing concentration of wealth and power in a new plutocratic class and in that ever-expanding national security state. Certainly, something out of the ordinary is underway ...
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