The Case of Occupy and the Longshoremen's Union
Who's Speaking for Whom?

Winslow, Cal
http://www.counterpunch.org/2011/12/05/the-case-of-occupy-and-the-longshoremen%e2%80%99s-union/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  05/12/2011
Year Published:  2011  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX13900

Occupy Oakland should not be pretending to speak on behalf of Oakland's dockworkers, and should not be telling the dockworkers when and how they should strike. Occupy Oakland's actions are the opposite of democratic, and an affront to the basic notiions of worker's self-activity, workers' empowerment, and workers' control.

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