[Marxism] Owen Jones: Why ‘chavs’ were the riots’ scapegoats

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Thu May 3 18:36:55 MDT 2012


Owen Jones's acclaimed first book was a definitive account of the
demonisation of the working class. In this exclusive extract from a new
edition, he explains how the violence that swept Britain last August
brought the subject back to the top of the agenda

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/owen-jones-why-chavs-were-the-riots-scapegoats-7697824.html

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original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

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dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker



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