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Tweet From Country's Largest Labor Org Encourages Workers to 'Seize the Means of Production'

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The AFL-CIO's Twitter account appears to endorse a workers' revolution.

Christian Britschgi

5.15.2019

The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) has taken a radical turn in a few of its recent social media postings, winking at the idea of airline workers executing their bosses and encouraging the proletariat to literally seize the means of production.

Yesterday, the AFL-CIO tweeted out an explainer video from self-described "anti-capitalist, worker-owned" streaming platform Means TV featuring Dan Whelan, identified as a "Marxist, roofer", explaining that the middle class is actually an illusion spread by the owners of society to divide the working class.

 

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