Re: proposal defense meeting 12-1

Bruce D. Burleson (anvil@tiac.net)
Mon, 1 Dec 1997 22:56:25 -0500 (EST)


On Mon, 1 Dec 1997, Liberty wrote:

> >
> >However, the capitalist depends on the workers in order to make a
> >profit, no?  Has anyone ever run a firm or factory or office by
> >themself, and gotten very far?
> 
> True, we do depend on workers - but the difficulty with the workers'
> movement is they price themselves out of the market, and have caused
> many businesses to close or lay many workers off, shortly after the
> union has won major concessions.  It must be remembered that even if
> the union people get these concessions, it does not always follow that
> the factory or employer is making more money to offset the increase
> in their costs.  This is something that unions understand very poorly,
> the effects of economics and political realities.


<Sigh.>  I give up.

:) Bruce B.