[Marxism] Will Noam Chomsky Vote For President Obama? -- You betcha!

Jeff Goodwin jgoodwin.nyu at gmail.com
Fri Mar 23 12:47:55 MDT 2012


Left academics who study class, like Erik Olin Wright and Michael Zweig,
estimate that about two thirds of Americans are working class.


On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 12:25 PM, Mark Lause <markalause at gmail.com> wrote:

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> If it's something we have to explain statistically, class is socially and
> politically meaningless and academic . . . and arbitrary.  Back to Marx . .
> . workers are those who do not own the process production, distribution,
> servicing, etc.  And, very specifically, those who understand themselves in
> this way.
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> Peter Camejo's old description works best.  Quit working and go to bed.  If
> the returns from your investments support you in the style to which you're
> accustomed, you're a capitalist.
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