Sam Dolgoff; Sam Weiner; Sholem Dolgopolsky

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A capitalist democracy is a competitive society where predatory pressure groups struggle for wealth and prestige and jockey for power. Democracies & Republics ;Capitalism
It is impossible for any political party of "Labor" to reach power without concessions to the Right--to the middle class--at the expense of basic principles. "Labor" (or "Socialist") parties lose their identity and eventually are found to differ only on minor points from the "conservative" contenders for power. Labor Partyism is class-collaboration in the political field and it is just as disastrous for the workers as class-collaboration has been in the economic field Labor Unions, Labor Relations & Strikes
New politicians try to displace old ones by changing the electoral laws, while entrenched politicians defend outworn electoral systems when they feel that the new laws might weaken their positions and perhaps even abolish their sinecures. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Political machines seek to perpetuate themselves by all sorts of tricks. They sidetrack, channelize and emasculate the popular will Political Parties & Machines
The actual rulers in a parliamentary democracy are the class of professional politicians. In theory, they are supposed to represent the people, but in fact they rule over them. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
The organization of order is not the exclusive monopoly of the State Management & Managing Government
Those who are today beating the drum loudest for the ‘Labor Party’ are radicals of various Marxist or pseudo-Marxist groups. These same people will tell you that they believe in the class struggle and economic action by the workers. Some will explain that parliamentary action is only a gimmick to gain a public forum, or free time on television every four years Labor Unions, Labor Relations & Strikes

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