[Marxism] Cockburn's refreshing take on the California judge's gay marriage ruling

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Tue Aug 10 12:34:30 MDT 2010

David Thorstad wrote:
> Add to the many downsides of marriage the
> fact that it is being promoted as a way for couples to get
> special privileges, including money from the public trough,
> that are denied to singles (whose role is mostly to subsidize
> coupledom), and the marriage issue takes on a decidedly
> discriminatory aspect as well.

Public trough? I am shocked to hear this term used on a Marxism 
list. Well, maybe not...

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