Frederick Douglass

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will. Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them..." Frederick Douglass

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Cops and Firefighters: The Public Sector’s New Untouchable Upper Class?

The ploy of excluding the police from cuts is an old one. The state needs the police to keep the rest of us in our place. If they cut the cops, the latter might side with the people during a mass labor uprising and that will be the end for capital.

Worth a read.