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formercia Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-12-10 11:18 AM
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21. 'Free Market' is not the word for it.
They owned plants all over the World. Each plant had to bid against the others for a contract. The only way we could compete was in 'productivity.'

In other words, we had to work our asses off. Every part had a bar code, and when the worker handled that part, they had to scan it into the database. At the end of the shift, he would print out who did what and how much. Every Shift, the Grim Reaper would come around and tap someone on the shoulder and escort them out the door. The only difference between that and Auschwitz was the lack of a gas chamber on the other side.

The owner learned his trade Working for Werner VonBraun, The guy who built V2s with slave labor in tunnels.
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  -Walmart offers job training via DPS - activist asks whether students are being trained as "subservie Bozita  Feb-11-10 03:16 PM   #0 
  - Wow, Walmart found a way to train their employees on the taxpayers dime.  Just-plain-Kathy   Feb-11-10 03:30 PM   #1 
  - I don't think the wages paid come from the school or taxes.  Moosepoop   Feb-11-10 03:41 PM   #2 
     - This is nothing like your description of your high school "co-op" program.  No Elephants   Feb-14-10 09:17 PM   #30 
  - ah, the low standards of public education  BakedAtAMileHigh   Feb-11-10 03:41 PM   #3 
  - You know, coming from Wal-mart..........  proudohioan   Feb-11-10 03:56 PM   #4 
  - You got it! One of the highest unemployment and poverty rates  Fire1   Feb-11-10 04:05 PM   #7 
  - Yeah, bastards!!!!!  proudohioan   Feb-11-10 04:16 PM   #8 
     - Pretty much but not so much in the "Park." They're not  Fire1   Feb-11-10 04:29 PM   #11 
  - I worked for a company like that  formercia   Feb-12-10 07:41 AM   #19 
     - Yeah, there's your "Free Market" at work.........  proudohioan   Feb-12-10 09:11 AM   #20 
        - 'Free Market' is not the word for it.  formercia   Feb-12-10 11:18 AM   #21 
           - You know, if that were my job....  proudohioan   Feb-12-10 11:25 AM   #22 
              - I can't complain, thanks.  formercia   Feb-12-10 11:40 AM   #23 
  - Isn't Walmart Indoctrinating our kids?  Beavker   Feb-11-10 03:58 PM   #5 
  - Look, we all may be working for Wal mart (or almost the same.......  pattmarty   Feb-11-10 04:05 PM   #6 
  - Since our retirement is wiped out, we'll probably end up as greeters.  Dappleganger   Feb-11-10 04:17 PM   #9 
     - Just hope like hell that we don't get trampled to death  proudohioan   Feb-11-10 04:24 PM   #10 
        - Dear Lord, that's not the way I wanna go. nt  Dappleganger   Feb-11-10 04:55 PM   #12 
           - And I don't want to see you go that way, either...  proudohioan   Feb-12-10 03:54 PM   #27 
  - back in the olden days of the 50 and 60`s  madrchsod   Feb-11-10 05:55 PM   #13 
  - Yes  jaysunb   Feb-11-10 06:41 PM   #14 
     - That's the difference  Alcibiades   Feb-11-10 06:52 PM   #15 
  - Let's get corporations back to "on the job training" -- and cut out all this corp crap --!!!  defendandprotect   Feb-11-10 07:53 PM   #16 
  - Remember Detroit has 50% unemployment  D-Lee   Feb-11-10 09:13 PM   #17 
  - I would have no objection if it were an after-school program  eilen   Feb-12-10 06:43 AM   #18 
  - It is when adults could be working in those stores  tonysam   Feb-12-10 12:09 PM   #25 
  - All of these unemployed adults out here, and Wal-Mart decides  tonysam   Feb-12-10 12:08 PM   #24 
  - there's a family business I'd like to see fail  fascisthunter   Feb-12-10 12:16 PM   #26 
  - If WalMart wasn't doing this during the fucking school day,  Arkana   Feb-13-10 02:24 PM   #28 
  - I misread that as "subversive" in the OP ...  eppur_se_muova   Feb-14-10 01:10 AM   #29 
  - "to be exposed to people from different cultures - since all of the stores are in the suburbs."  No Elephants   Feb-14-10 09:31 PM   #31 
  - Job Readiness Skills is part of solving poverty. Part of the problem here is DU'ers can't imagine  KittyWampus   Feb-14-10 09:55 PM   #32 

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