What a strange thing to complain about in The Guardian

Profits are down this year, but bonuses have suffered little. In fact, Goldman Sachs is paying 39% of its $39bn net revenues to employees, leaving 21% for investors.

Rilly?

To secure for the workers by hand or by brain the full fruits of their industry

So leftiness now insists that the capitalists are being screwed by the workers, does it?

2 thoughts on “What a strange thing to complain about in The Guardian”

  1. And, of course, those workers (sorry employees and managers, workers can’t have that much, can they?) will be paying the full wack in Personal Income Tax.

    What is the top rate for Personal Income Tax in Britain at the moment?

    Will the shareholders take this lying down?

  2. The Laughing Cavalier

    Actually, in the case of a great number of banks, RBS being one of the most egregious examples, capitalists being screwed by the workers is exactly what has happened. In a classic Marxist manoeuvre the management and staff (employees/workers) of those banks have expropriated the rewards properly due to Capital (shareholders) by appropriating ever larger proportions of revenues to themselves.

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