The Spark

“The emancipation of the working class will only be achieved by the working class itself.” — Karl Marx

Workers’ Rights on Fire

Mar 21, 2011

The Anne Arundel Maryland County council just overturned collective bargaining rights for county employees like firemen and police.

It’s a sign of the times. Public workers are blamed for the deficits. But the deficits are due to politicians giving tax breaks, contracts and special arrangements to their corporate friends.

Some county workers protested in the capital Annapolis. It’s a start.