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Everyone’s A Marxist Now
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If you believe that equality is the utmost aspiration for civilised societies, if you believe that certain categories of humanity have been denied equality by other groups throughout history, if you believe that the causes of inequality are structural and if you believe that it is legitimate for the power of the State to be used to reduce inequality then you’re a Marxist. You might prefer a more polite term such as ‘progressive’ or say that you just think everyone should have a ‘fair go’ or just have thought those beliefs so natural that you don’t even notice them, but it doesn’t matter.… Read the rest