7 Occupations That Changed US History | AlterNet.org . First US General Strike
Often the 1% of the time – slaveholders, robber barons and merchants of war – re-asserted control with new methods of domination
1877, railroad men sparked the first general strike in U.S. history.
corporations and the state are just two arms of the same beast – tyranny, robbery to benefit a few owners/rulers, on the expense of everyody else