1 Apr 2014

There’s a Class War Going On and the Poor Are Getting Their Butts Kicked

Although they say they're concerned about inequality, economic policymakers continue to pummel low-income families and the jobless, and that’s bad for all of us.


A year ago I asked if Karl Marx was, in certain respects, right about capitalism, and argued that class struggle was making a comeback. The German philosopher believed the capitalist system was inherently unjust. Capitalism, Marx predicted, would inevitably concentrate wealth in the hands of a few while impoverishing everyone else. There is ample evidence that Marx’s theorizing is becoming reality.

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Meanwhile in the US…

WAR ON THE POOR - Ryan Budget Slashes Food Stamps, Health Care For Poor, Assistance To Low-Income College Students, Federal Worker Pensions... Huffington Post