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Tuesday, 04 December 2012


Mannie Sherberg
This is Marxism with a modern face, nothing more. Marx's idea was that one special group -- the proletariat -- would be the engine that drove a worldwide Socialist (or, as he called it, Communist) revolution. This idea failed spectacularly, mainly because, around the world, nationalist loyalties trumped proletarian loyalties, and a united, worldwide proletariat never emerged. But Marxists never give up; they just repackage what failed before and try to sell it under a new name. Transnational Progressivism is the latest repackaging. Instead of the proletariat, it will be racial, ethnic, and gender groups that will drive the worldwide Socialist (or, as it's now called, Progressivist) revolution. The only encouraging thing about this latest development is that we're getting closer to the time when the Marxists run out of groups to drive the revolution. When that happens, maybe they'll give up on the whole bloody idea. But I wouldn't bet on it.

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