[lbo-talk] Petty Bourgeois (was "Big Business Takes Distance... ")

Carrol Cox cbcox at ilstu.edu
Wed Feb 1 10:45:56 PST 2017

But the essence of the p.b. is to be between classes, the proletariat and the bourgeoisie. They vacillate, and are politically unreliable. I’m talking middle managers, engineers, etc.


No. The (classical) pb were _outside_ capitalism, independent peasantry being the essence of the class.


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