[lbo-talk] Cities versus Trump

Marv Gandall marvgand2 at gmail.com
Thu May 4 17:13:54 PDT 2017

The history of all hitherto existing society is less of class struggle between the poor and powerless and the propertied classes than it is of economic and cultural struggle between the cities and the countryside.

With the exception of the short-lived 20th century social revolutions, the urban working class has typically fallen in behind the liberal urban bourgeoisie while the rural classes have united against social change.

The following is lengthy, but a good illustration of the current urban-rural split in the US and the political divisions it has spawned.


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