Re: Happy July 4th Independence Day!

From: L B (
Date: Thu Jul 05 2001 - 10:10:36 MDT

> I recall in Lee Iacocca's autobiography that he
> recounted a conversation
> with a UAW union cheif about the union supporting
> new holidays. The
> union strategy was apparently to eventually get so
> many holidays on the
> calendar that everyone will have a 4 day work week
> with 5 days of pay:
> long a goal of unions and international socialists

Doesn't sound like a bad idea. I remember reading
somewhere that America's 40-hour workweek is one of
the longest in the developed world. Michael Ventura
wrote an article called, "Someone is Stealing Your
Life," about the slavery of these hours spent serving
The Man, who has everything we will never have even
though we do the work.

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