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‘THE PITCHFORKS ARE COMING’

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Exactly the attitude; be careful how hard we push- they may push back! Lloyd George realised this at the end of WWI with the prospect of a trained and armed force returning to the abysmal conditions they left.

Ian Bone

I share this analysis from Politico magazine. We are becoming more a feudal society by the day – see SQUIRE BENYON. Super fancy analyses of post-capitalism by pointy heads are old hat – its FEUDAL out there. Wise up mugs and ready your pitchforks.

‘But the problem isn’t that we have inequality. Some inequality is intrinsic to any high-functioning capitalist economy. The problem is that inequality is at historically high levels and getting worse every day. Our country is rapidly becoming less a capitalist society and more a feudal society. Unless our policies change dramatically, the middle class will disappear, and we will be back to late 18th-century France. Before the revolution.

And so I have a message for my fellow filthy rich, for all of us who live in our gated bubble worlds: Wake up, people. It won’t last.

If we don’t do something to fix the glaring inequities…

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Written by Smiling Carcass

28/07/2014 at 6:05 PM

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