The Great Unmentionable

Louis Proyect lnp3 at
Fri Oct 20 12:46:28 MDT 2000

Jack Smith:
>That fact is the identity of who really rules America.  The national
>mythology insists there is no ruling class in the United States, and
>that a democratic majority of all the people is in charge of our society
>and state.  Myths aside, it’s not hard to determine who actually rules
>the proverbial roost.  Just identify what group holds and deals the
>serious money, the kind of money that doesn’t merely talk but roars
>commands--all the way from the assembly line to the highest levels of

Excellent. This will become a FAQ on the Marxism list website: "Does the
United States have a ruling class?"

Louis Proyect
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