File spoon-archives/lyotard.archive/lyotard_2001/lyotard.0109, message 5

Date: Sun, 02 Sep 2001 20:33:31 -0100
Subject: Re: Opinions on Empire


Perhaps in recoginition of Labor Day, PBS has a TV show called
"Livelyhood", apparently recent, on global work and union activities.  It
says unionization
in Cambodia has been so effective that companies are threatening to move to
Burma where they can pay 10 cents per hour and avoid the aggravation  of
Unions and 25 cents per hour they must now pay in Cambodia



> :
> > ERic and Hugh,
> >
> > Is 'labor day'  a memorium for the working person? A US equivilent for
> > the May day holiday?
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> Steve,
> I guess. Don't know much about May Day.  Dance around maypoles?  Saw one
> Europe once.  Nor much about Labor day, its history.  Politicians make
> speeches.
> You could try  which has two articles on Labor Day.
> best,
> Hugh


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