Empire Socialism Part 12

Francis Fish
5 min readApr 1, 2021

What happened to the working class?

Banner commemorating the General Strike, photo taken by the author.

In this section I will draw on the stats quoted in Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race when Reni Eddo-Lodge discusses the British working class. The shaping of the argument is entirely mine, however.

The myth of the white working class