[Marxism] Isn't it time we stopped tolerating racist provocations?

Louis R Godena louisgodena at ids.net
Thu Dec 29 18:46:32 MST 2005

Look, you're idea of "organizing" is to deliberately and purposively 
increase the supply of surplus labor in a community and THEN try to put 
pressure on the boss to allow a union.   This when he has many times the 
number of replacement workers ready to step in during a job action.   And I 
am arguing for policies that deny the boss that option.   If you're going to 
organize, don't shoot yourself in the foot straight off.   But, then, I 
don't think there is a lot organizing experience on this list.   Some great 
people, some great ideas, some very facile and cogent political arguments, 
but not much practical experience in organizing labor.   You need to listen 
to new ideas and new ways of doing things so your always we you are right 

Louis Godena

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joaquín Bustelo" <jbustelo at bellsouth.net>
To: "'Activists and scholars in Marxist tradition'" 
<marxism at lists.econ.utah.edu>
Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2005 8:28 PM
Subject: [Marxism] Isn't it time we stopped tolerating racist provocations?

> Louis R. Godena writes, about immigrant workers, "an endless stream of
> potential strike-breakers."
> Isn't it about time we got rid of the racist Louis R. Godena?  His
> constant scab-baiting of immigrant workers is an intolerable
> provocation.
> Joaquin
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