Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tweets to a Black Democratic Socialist, on the Erasure of Class from a Discussion of Racism and Wealth

Reinforcing identity is comforting. Economic reality cuts across our intuitions of identity, reminding us all that we are all in the end material beings, trapped in material reality. This is not at all comforting.

"All fixed, fast-frozen relations, with their train of ancient and venerable prejudices and opinions, are swept away, all new-formed ones become antiquated before they can ossify. All that is solid melts into air, all that is holy is profaned, …" — Karl Marx

Original tweets

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