Let's Not Minimize the Role of Thugs

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Let's not minimize the role of thugs
And gangsters in the history of labor.
Beasts devour ordinary folk.
Opposition soon gives way to shrugs,
Rendering allegiance to whomever.
Dormant zombie unions bear the yoke
Abjectly of their presidents-for-life.
Yet workers still must organize and strike.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon





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