Beyond working class revolution to a revolution of the ‘universal’ class(es)…?

One of the strangest confusions of the marxist legacy is the sanctification of the working class and the idea that socialism should still be a class society controlled still by one class of those who work in factories, omitting perhaps the chinese working class. That made sense as strategy throughout the early phase of the … Continue reading Beyond working class revolution to a revolution of the ‘universal’ class(es)…?

Universal versus working class…

Red Forty-eight Group: universal versus working class… January 24th, 2017 · One of the reasons we changed the terminology of our (socialist/communist) ‘Red Forty-eight Group’ from working class to universal class was to obviate precisely the difficulty we see now in discussions of the Women’s March: the splintering of focus between issue activisms and a … Continue reading Universal versus working class…

Universal class, working class, the left’s strategy of failure, the need for immediate action:…///Ecological Limits and the Working Class 

The marxist left has a fixation over the working class and very little connection, understanding or day to day interaction with it. Invoking the working class allows the left to put off action until they can awaken that working class, otherwise they lament failure and blame capitalism. The working class is an abstraction and Marx’s … Continue reading Universal class, working class, the left’s strategy of failure, the need for immediate action:…///Ecological Limits and the Working Class