Labor Day Demonstration against child labor – 1909
So if “class warfare” actually breaks out (we’re not talking about beheading rich folks …. yet!) with what “class” do you identify?
Are you “middle class, upper middle-class, lower class?” These are categories we love to use and always see in the lapdog corporate media. Now and then some super rich person will talk of our “classless” society but no one believes that tripe anymore.
So which class? These categories are based on how much you make and how much you consume. They assume you work. You have a job. for if you are “lower” or “middle” class you cannot stay home and live on accumulated wealth or on income generated by others working for you. Yet rarely are such folks characterized as “workers”.
The broad categories of class are better defined by your relationship to the process of the production of…
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