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  •  Capitalism as liberatory force (0+ / 0-)

    ran out of steam in the 19th century.  That's how it came to be that the bourgeosie went from being the most revolutionary class at the time of the American and French Revolutions, to being the bulwark of reaction by the 1870s.

    "You may very well think so, I could not possibly comment." ~ Francis Urquhart, pragmatic political philosopher

    by ActivistGuy on Sun Jun 09, 2013 at 07:36:36 PM PDT

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