No matter who “won” the U.S. election, what will not change is the capitalist organization of the country’s economy. The great majority of enterprises will continue to be owned and operated by a small minority of Americans. They will continue to use their positions atop the capitalist system to expand their wealth, “economize their labor costs,” and thereby deepen the United States’ inequalities of wealth and income. More
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In private meetings, Trump has worried that socialism won’t be so easy to beat in 2020. His political intuition was right in 2016, and it’s right again now.
“We’ll have a national debate about policies that help the one percent versus policies that lift the 99. I get the sense Trump knows the reckoning is coming.”