[Marxism] The key to understanding America’s red-blue split isn’t ideology or culture. It’s economics. - The Washington Post

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Dec 9 07:07:15 MST 2018


On 12/9/18 8:47 AM, Louis Proyect via Marxism wrote:
> 
> (An rather obvious article by John J. Judis that is still worth reading. 
> It rules out the possibility that Red State bastions of support for 
> Trump can become the shock-troops in an assault on austerity. Wiki 
> states that Judis was a founding editor of Socialist Revolution (which 
> was later renamed Socialist Review and then Radical Society before 
> ceasing publication in 2009). In the 1970s he was a founding editor of 
> the East Bay Voice. He moved to Chicago in December 1976 to become the 
> foreign editor of In These Times, a democratic socialist newsweekly. 
> Wiki didn't mention it but Judis was also signed an open letter 
> denouncing the Sandinistas in 1983 that included Paul Berman, Charles 
> Krauthammer, Martin Peretz and other fuckwits. Naturally, this was just 
> the gesture that helped him land a job at the New Republic that leaded 
> in turn to work at the Washington Post.)
> 

Almost as if on cue, here's an article showing how Hungarians, the 
people who voted for the racist Viktor Orban, have begun protesting his 
policies--even wearing Yellow Vests.

Hungarian workers protest over 'slavery law', students join in
Thousands demonstrate in Budapest against proposed changes to a law 
seeking rise in maximum overtime hours.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/12/hungarian-workers-protest-slavery-law-students-join-181208182345982.html


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