Monday, February 28, 2011

Germinal, American edition?

"Last weekend's demonstrations do not necessarily reflect a new sense of class consciousness, but they do suggest the potential for it. The idea of a class system where only a handful can ever be truly wealthy intrudes awkwardly on a culture rooted in notions of self-advancement, personal reinvention and rugged individualism, even if it is closer to reality. Old habits die hard."

Wisconsin Is Making the Battle Lines Clear in America's Hidden Class War - The Guardian


No comments: