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Anarchist Protest Trainer Preps Michigan Unions for Right to Work Showdown

God_Of_War Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 10:52 PM
Everyone has a right to work.
everyonesfacts4usall Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 6:11 AM
No, they don't.
Take your 100% guaranteed employment ideas somewhere else. North Korea, for instance.
Rondoman Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 9:41 AM
He did not say that everyone should be guaranteed a job but that no one should be prevented from getting a job, assuming that he is not a criminal who has ruined his own opportunity and must prove his worth, starting at the bottom.
FletchforFreedom Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 12:08 PM
North Korea has no such stance. everyone has the right to work. They simply do not have the right to force anyone to give them an opportunity. Absent the restrictions (many of which are the result of unions) there is no lack of opportunity.
everyonesfacts4usall Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 3:11 PM
Randomman. So keep things them the same?
everyonesfacts4usall Wrote: Dec 12, 2012 7:13 PM
a right to work would seem to be similar to the right to an education. It would be provided for you like in the old Soviet Union. Being for right to work laws is different.
FletchforFreedom Wrote: Dec 13, 2012 9:59 AM
Everyone has a right to work (albeit they may have to do things only for themselves) and everyone has a right to an education (albeit they may have to do things only for themselves). There is no right that these things be provided. A right-to-work law exists to preserve the right of an individual to SEEK employment without interference by a third party (union). That lack of interference is among the most basic of rights.

Mother Jones calls her “Professor Occupy.” She was the brains behind the violent 1999 World Trade Organization protests in Seattle.

Now, Lisa Fithian – a self-described anarchist – has brought her tactics to Michigan, where the unions are prepping for a massive demonstration Tuesday as the legislature gives final passage to Right to Work legislation.

EAGnews exposed Fithian when she popped up in Chicago last year to organize the Chicago Teachers Union during the height of the silly but dangerous Occupy protests.


But strangely, the Associated Press didn’t mention Fithian’s track record in...