As it happens, I grew up in Detroit and for a time lived next door to factory workers, so I know something that has eluded the liberal nostalgiacs — which is that people hated those jobs. Assembly-line work was boring and repetitive. Management had imbibed Frederick W. Taylor’s theories that workers were stupid and couldn’t be trusted with any initiative.
Thursday, April 26, 2012
I heard one of the radio gasbags mention this article by Barone and I thought it contradicted the conservatives' belief in the Free Market Fairy. For example, Barone seems to admit that were IS something like Marx's concept of worker alienation:
Posted by Steve J. at 6:36 PM