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Old 11-26-2012, 02:13 PM  
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Default Anti union and de-regulate

Carefull about what you ask for;
http://news.yahoo.com/fire-kills-112-workers-making-clothes-us-brands-001530283--abc-news-topstories.html

http://history1900s.about.com/od/1910s/p/trianglefire.htm



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Old 11-26-2012, 03:50 PM  
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Search on
"regulatory capture"
In the 80s Stigler won a Nobel prize for this idea.



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Can't be surprised that it happened in Bangladesh, the working conditions have been horrid for a while now.

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They are horrid in all industrializing nations. It seems the price for progress is lives lost. No different than any other revolution.

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We need cheap shirts so we can lower our prices, it's just a race to the bottom. And that is what the bottom looks like.

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Have you read The Jungle?

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Have you read The Jungle?
No.

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It's fictional, but a pretty good rundown of what happens in an industrializing nation, in this case the meat packing plants.

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You don't need fictional stories. Greed makes the world work for some and control the masses by devloping hate or mistrust between different groups.

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Sure, but not everyone writes a book about that.



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