[...] A dangerous shift to the right in labor relations was underway.
It soon became clear that hte bosses were aiming to reverse the historic gains of the working class that dated back to the tempestuous class struggles of the Roosevelt New Deal era [...]
But the strength of organized labor was being sapped by more than just union busting and concessions bargaining. The greatest leverage capital enjoyed in its struggle to reverse the historic gains of the working class was the scientific-technological revolution percolating in corporate and univesrity laboratories, often supported by the Pentagaon.
THe anti-labor campagin was launched simultaneously and in conjunction with a technological assault on jobs and wages [...]