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Withered aristocracy #2 - heavy construction and critical faculties

An attempt at an explanation for the long absence of the Withered Aristocracy blog.

Withered aristocracy #1 - by way of introduction

An introduction to what will hopefully be an intermittent series of musing on life and labor within the New York City building trades and struggles within and against business unionism.

To defend the franchise?

Many people with anti-state and anti-electoral views will nevertheless organize around the defense of social programs when they are under attack. Should the same orientation hold for the right to vote?