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the theory of the identity of interests

A workers' party must challenge and continually demonstrate the utter falsity and perniciousness of this idea. It must be continually demonstrated that the interests of the employers and the workers are diametrically opposed to each other, that the evolution of capitalist society demonstrates the e…

—p.98 Defensive Trade Union Strategies (97) by Sam Marcy
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such vague terms as fairness and justice

However, there is also the subjective factor, the traditional labor relations policy, the collective bargaining approach which is summed up in the AFL-CIO report: "Organized labor believes that each worker is entitled to a fair day's pay for a fair day's work; that pay should include a share in the…

—p.50 The Changing Character of the Working Class (41) by Sam Marcy
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a history of the Luddites

Luddites is a name frequently given to English workers who staged a series of uprisings between 1811 and 1816. These struggles began in Nottinghamshire, where groups of textile workers began to destroy knitting machines. They spread later to Lancashire, Cheshire and the West Riding of Yorkshire. Wo…

—p.4 The Crisis in the Trade Unions (1) by Sam Marcy
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the cost of militarism is rising

The cost of militarism is rising. The trend in imperialism today is that the cost of maintaining the empire is beginning to overwhelm the loot that is brought in. When imperialism was stronger it brought in many more profits than losses. This allowed for the development of a relatively aristocratic…

—p.xxxviii Foreword (xxxiii) by Sam Marcy
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the expulsion of workers from the process of production

[...] even in its most prosperous phase of the capitalist economic cycle continually expels more and more workers from the productive apparatus. The difference introduced by the scientific-technological revolution is simply that it has vastly accelerated this continuous expulsion of more and more w…

—p.xxxvi Foreword (xxxiii) by Sam Marcy