September 3, 2007

Labor's failure

James Carroll has written very insightful books about Vietnam and our current imperial quagmire. Check out “Prince of Peace” for a heartbreaking indictment of the Catholic Church in Vietnam. Meanwhile, here’s his Boston Globe essay for Labor Day:

Labor's failure

By James Carroll, Globe Columnist | September 3, 2007

Goodbye borders. Goodbye regulation. Welcome to the free market, a free-for-all that destroys freedom. The very conditions of transcendent inequality that gave rise to the labor movement in the first place are now being rapidly re-created on a global scale, with unions reduced to the role of sputtering kibitzers.

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