TITLE

Down among the Bureaucrats

AUTHOR(S)
Freeman, Neal B.
PUB. DATE
October 1977
SOURCE
National Review;10/28/1977, Vol. 29 Issue 42, p1229
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on the compensation for bureaucrats in the U.S. The author observes that the objective of the bureaucracy is not, ideological advance or power. The savvier bureaucrats escape even the appearance of power, for power carries with it the first deadly inferences of responsibility. The objective of the garden-variety bureaucrats is, according to the author money. This is just the beginning of an unmistakable pattern now in formation. A new across-the-board bureaucratic raise-currently pegged at 7.5 per cent-has just gone into effect, with promises of more to come as compensation for the "lean years." The article also reports that since the new raises have gone into effect 13,868 civil servants make $40,000 or more.
ACCESSION #
6058434

 

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