Category: class

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The mini break and class battle

The stock market crash that began in the United States on February 2, Groundhog Day – moved in a wave around the world, and continued, down, up, down, into the following week – was all about class war – the kind once described by Warren Buffett, in which the rich are fighting against the rest…

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Right here be monsters: Trump’s “white working class”

For those of the centre-left around the world, the election of Donald Trump was the inauguration of a political dark age. The besuited directors of a more humane, liberalised and inclusive capitalism – a Democratic Party type of capitalism – were being usurped in favour of the rabid irrationality and apocalyptic bluster of the far right. A…