[Marxism] A Eulogy for #Occupy - Wired Magazine Article

Angelus Novus fuerdenkommunismus at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 12 11:41:48 MST 2012


Louis wrote:

> just finished reading it and was astonished by Frank's facile likening 
> of OWS to the Tea Party. But then again, he was an outspoken Obama voter > in 2008 (and somewhat less so in 2012) as well as the author of "What's > the Matter with Kansas", a book that fretted over the hegemonic position > of the Republican Party gained through exploitation of "social issues". > That lasted real long, didn't it... 



Yeah, the politics of The Baffler and Tom Frank has degenerated to a fatuous idealization of welfare-state capitalism, which they confuse with "class politics."

As if the napalming of Vietnamese peasants or de jure apartheid in the Southern US was just fine so long as there some semblance of a safety net.










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