[Marxism] query re housing and class
pbond at mail.ngo.za
Tue Feb 14 09:11:40 MST 2012
On 2/14/2012 4:01 PM, Andrew Pollack wrote:
> pressure to pay the mortgage as a way of
> disciplining workers?"
For South Africa there was plenty of evidence, which I cover here:
The discipline extended from not only paying a monthly mortgage so thus
disincentivizing strikes, but also generating a class project for
The response twenty years ago (and often still today) was the famous
'bond boycott' against repayment, in which collective defense against
the bankers prevented a good many foreclosures.
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