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Forum Post: Developments Within the Working Class

Posted 2 years ago on Oct. 20, 2011, 6:41 p.m. EST by FHampton (309)
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[-] 1 points by FHampton (309) 2 years ago

"The cultural fault line and tensions between blue collar whites and liberal activists is a well established storyline in American history. But Working America — which organizes in industrial battlegrounds like Michigan, Wisconsin, Ohio and Pennsylvania and other swing states — is having a new burst of success among precisely the sort of working class voters who are supposed to be culturally alienated by the excesses of the Occupy Wall Street protestors."

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/plum-line/post/what-if-working-class-americans-actually-like-occupy-wall-street/2011/10/17/gIQAniVzrL_blog.html

General information for understanding the concept of class:

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/~wright/selected-published-writings.htm#classes

[-] 1 points by FHampton (309) 2 years ago

On a related topic, the new demands working group, covered intelligently by Doug Henwood:

http://lbo-news.com/2011/10/20/ows-demands-working-group-jobs-for-all/