[Marxism] Fwd: Tax Cuts for the Super Rich, Financial Assault on the Working People
lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Nov 29 18:04:32 MST 2017
Tax plans are basically pictures of envisioned futures. So, to distill
to its essence the tax proposal currently under consideration in the
U.S. Congress and promoted by President Trump as something beautiful, we
should counter-market it as: Jacking Up the Social Rent for the Working
Marx described the law as the official codification of the status of the
lines of battle in the class struggle. For example, if the law dictates
that child labor is allowed, capital has won; if specific laws ban such
things, those on the side of labor and decency have won the battle.
Likewise, if the prevailing law designates wealth accumulated through
financial speculation as a separate class of income worth more, compared
to earnings through labor (intellectual or physical), finance capital
has won the battle. For now, at least.
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