Empire Socialism part 6

The historical problem of “democracy”

In the nineteenth century the ruling class were terrified of the masses. They could see that the limited democracy for the monied capitalists and rump of the old propertied class was soon going to have to give way to one that enfranchised people who weren’t necessarily going to have the interests of exploitation in their hearts. So they spent a lot of energy coming up with ways to prevent the masses from getting too uppity. There isn’t space here to discuss this at length, but it’s worth noting that the ruling class have…

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Socialist, guitarist, sometimes I write code too

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