Thursday, March 3, 2011

Marching Back to a Future We Don't Want

A world without unions, of business without government regulation, of unfettered competition and the ability of business owners to set their own wages and make as much profit as they feel necessary...

That was America once. Take some time to watch this American Experience documentary. As tragic as this story is, it happens today and fuels American commerce today...it just happens overseas.

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As problematic as they may be, this is the reason we have unions, regulation, minimum wage and collective bargaining. We can all have problems with what we have now. The challenge is to make the system work, not to do away with the reason we all have the benefits we regard as our 'rights'...

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