Steve Early is the author, most recently, of Save Our Unions: Dispatches from a Movement in Distress, in addition to many other books and articles. He has been active as a labor journalist, lawyer, organizer, or union representative since 1972. Here he talks with Old Mole Norm Diamond about the need for unions to grow by becoming more democratic and less corporate. 12:11 minutes (6.98 MB)
The satirical newspaper The Onion is the purveyor of insights from Marx in such articles as “Laid Off Man Finally Achieves Perfect Work-Life Balance”. This is the claim of Emmett Rensin in a recent article in The New Republic, "The Onion Has Become America's Finest Marxist News Source". "It's funny because it's true," concludes the essay, implying that Marx's criticism of capitalist society have become obvious to us all.
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