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What's a good pejorative for capitalists pawns?

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yoda's walking ...
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Feb 13 2013 16:54
What's a good pejorative for capitalists pawns?

You know....workers who aren't necessarily scabs, but are opposed to unions, etc. and follow the corporate line?

Harrison
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Feb 17 2013 05:39

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Feb 17 2013 23:41

In England at least we have the word "jobsworth" which comes in handy

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Feb 18 2013 10:28

I know a guy who once called a cop during a traffic check "rent boy of capital" ... he got away with it

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Mar 15 2013 23:25

I've always like "Company man". I know the old-timey IWW used to use "scissor-bills".

I think we have "jobsworth" in the States as well.

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Mar 15 2013 23:31

Incidentally, I've just looked it up and it seems like most definitions of the term refer to someone who is unhelpful towards customers/managers and not in the sense of someone who follows all the rules in a way which is counter-productive to the interests of his/her fellow workers:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jobsworth

bastarx
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Mar 17 2013 02:29

Mr Block(s) is another old IWWism.

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Mar 17 2013 17:14

I would call them "the person who finds out about the union drive the same time as the boss. . . "

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