[Marxism] 15.1 Million unemployed in US!!,
nmgoro at gmail.com
Fri Oct 2 09:41:41 MDT 2009
I agree, and as always humbly and from afar: the repressive system and
the mediatic monster were still in diapers. The danger of an ultra-right
onslaught in USA should not be diminished, IMHO. Obama is not THEIR man.
Louis Proyect escribió:
> debs4prez at comcast.net wrote:
>> Riots to start based on the fact that the U.S. working class is so atomized and beaten down.
> This question is being posed even by liberals nowadays. With the Great
> Depression in mind, people like Michael Moore, Bill Maher and Bill
> Moyers keep "waiting for lefty". I think that facile comparisons with
> the early 30s should be avoided. There was a *massive* organized left
> wing in the USA in that period that played a key role in moving the
> struggle forward. There was also a total absence of a safety net so
> being laid off would have a much greater impact than it does today.
> Finally, there was no big, institutionalized, house-broken AFL-CIO back
> then that could have kept workers in the abysmal, crumbs from the table
> stance that is so pervasive today. No wonder most of the open discontent
> is manifested by the ultraright, middle class followers of Glenn Beck
> rather than from the working class.
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