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    "The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people."
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    :: Sunday, August 14, 2005 ::

    Off Duty, On Notice - By Harold Meyerson, American Prospect
    Employers always controlled whom you socialized with from 9 to 5. Now they can prohibit you from chatting after you clock out, too.

    So as we fight to bring liberal democracy to quasi-feudal backwaters in distant lands, we might remember that the fight for individual rights in the American workplace -- and now, beyond it -- is itself a long way from a victorious conclusion. And thanks to the NLRB, it just got longer.
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