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A sustainable labor movement

The Fight for the Workers – The Political History of the Workers' Concept 1750-2019
OTHER WORLDS?: Burdened by the marketing of society and the alienation of man, the question now is: Who is the subject one in the struggle for another world?

Today, young people are mobilizing and insisting that another world is possible. A showdown with our devastating lifestyle is urgent.

But neither an inexperienced youth nor our politicians – children of post-war economic growth and contributors to growing social inequality – immediately hold the keys to a sustainable world.

Where the progress in living standards of reconstruction followed World War II in the sixties, 81 percent of workers in the Denmark gave their vote to one of the labor parties, then the picture today is different diffused. Not only is the red color generally faded. Today, all political parties appeal to all "those who make the wheels turn".

So, where do we find the social force that can show "that another world is possible"?

A socialist alternative?

From the end of the 19th century, and most of the following, the concept of labor was defined by socialist discourse as "a class-conscious, skilled or unskilled man employed in the production profession" (from the book).

As industrialization became Paris Commune in 1871 a great inspiration for the new large group of workers who grew up. But in parallel with a socialist discourse that had as its ultimate goal the classless society, a non-socialist discourse developed, which can best be described as one. . .

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Niels Johan Juhl-Nielsen
Juhl-Nielsen resides in Copenhagen.

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