Strikes and protests are inconvenient and loud and costly and a bit of an imposition on the rest of us
This is on purpose
It's *supposed* to be this way
If you are inconvenienced, it's working
Support the workers anyway
@bgcarlisle More to the point: There is NO WAY they're working without inconveniencing someone.
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@bgcarlisle if you feel inconvenienced by a protest or a strike, you're either a scab or not paying attention
And depending on how loudly you complain and in what context, you may be handing a tool to the Capitalist class
So if you mean that you want to complain privately, among those understand that you do support worker strikes, sure
But we're talking about tearing down support for them in public forums here
@bgcarlisle If these people not doing their jobs inconveniences you, clearly their jobs are important to you - shouldn't the workers doing them also be?
@bgcarlisle I think my favourite was in Nova Scotia where the teachers' union was struggling with the government. Things came to a head not too long before Christmas, so the union declared a work-to-rule.
All those things teachers do outside school hours? Especially around Christmas? School plays, bake sales, concerts, ... suddenly gone. And you know, one of the main things teachers were looking for was pay for all those extra things they do?
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