Category Archives: The War On Workers

1) I loathe Lenin. Here is why

It’s been sitting on my desk for a few weeks now, the great biography of Lenin by Victor Sebesteyn, to which I’ve referred numerous times. The reason it’s there? Because I see many Post-Its in turquoise and neon green sticking … Continue reading

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An act of job dissatisfaction we all dream about

Shutting the whole thing down. From Harper’s Weekly Review: The town of Passadumkeag, Maine, has effectively shut down after its clerk, who earned $13,500 a year, resigned last month after being denied a vacation.

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He was the capitalist archetype. He was a monster

Jack Welch was the longtime CEO of General Electric which became, under his tsardom, the most “valuable company in the world.” In yesterday’s Times, David Gelles, the journalist who wrote the Corner Office column for the business section, yanked Welch’s … Continue reading

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