The European Tribune is a forum for thoughtful dialogue of European and international issues. You are invited to post comments and your own articles.
Please REGISTER to post.
I've got to stop with the caffeine in the morning, it's clearly having an effect.
Which was that the second stereotype used against labor in the United States, is that they are in some way tainted by organized crime.
Both steretypes have some basis in truth, with the old Teamsters and East Coast Longshoreman (circa 1950) having a variety of connections to the Mafia. And the West Coast Longshoreman having been laced through throughly with Communist sympathizers. It didn't really help that Walther Reuther, one of the greats of the UAW (Autoworkers) spent 2 years in Gorkii working at an autoplant with his brother in the 1930's.
And I'll give my consent to any government that does not deny a man a living wage-Billy Bragg
I was actually told this while in high school, as part of an explanation for why a teacher assumed I had cheated when she graded a paper of mine that she though I had plagarized
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 17 87 comments
by epochepoque - Sep 4 8 comments
by gmoke - Sep 11 2 comments
by Helen - Sep 6 66 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 2 19 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 1787 comments
by gmoke - Sep 112 comments
by Helen - Sep 666 comments
by epochepoque - Sep 48 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Sep 219 comments
by Frank Schnittger - Aug 3050 comments