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So working people would then get to keep very little of their wages - it would mostly be taxed to assist and educate children and give money to pensioners.
Labour represents working people whether people like it or not and as the official opposition it is the right of Labour to apply democratic scrutiny to what this government is doing.
And it is calling on government, business and trade unions to work together to mitigate disruption to working people's lives, and to maximise opportunities for working people to benefit.
The campaign's goal is to swing the pendulum back--to support working people gain stronger rights at work to offset the growing power of employers, and to reverse growing inequality.
Driving these concerns is a fundamental belief by seven out of 10 people that working people do not have influence on how the rules of the economy are set.
It was clear the campaign was about ordinary working people speaking out for policies that will make life better for all ages - better jobs, stronger rights, education and decent public services.
The dividing lines in this election could not be clearer from the outset - it is the Conservative Party, the party of privilege and the richest, versus the Labour Party, the party that is standing up for working people to improve the lives of all.
It points to the anger and wide-ranging discussion among working people looking to understand and effectively resist the employers assault.
Economic growth moves into the plus range because the ratio of working people to the population rises.
As regular readers of this column know only too well, working people are still shouldering the cost of the bankers' crash.
The EU was never designed for working people, it was created to enable money and big business to move from country to country.
As early as the 1860s, working people campaigned to shorten the working day without a cut in pay, but it wasn't until the late 1880s that the early form of union organisation was able to declare its eight-hour workday.