07 risk, reprisal.rtf - mechanical solidarity as Fordism declines l-f roots in political economy decline of labor-intensive cotton rise of urban

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mechanical solidarity as Fordism declines l-f roots in political economy l-f roots in political economy decline of labor-intensive cotton rise of urban, industrial black communities (e.g., CRM) black labor as paid, solidary employees rather than peasants controlled by direct force but, segregated still but, segregated still whites fled, distanced, walled off neighborhoods deindustrialized, concentrating poverty , protected not by state but by gangs segregation sustains racism increasing resistance to reversals of policies that segregate, & blame of victims of land/tax protection racket as lazy, unwise, violent dependents. laissez-faire (l-f) racism blaming not just a few people,
but whole nonwhite communities, for isolation & desperation that owe to state/econ policies such as the decline of … Fordism Fordism (not all at Ford) (not all at Ford) wages for retention, consumerism benefits (healthcare, pensions)

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