The Two Faces of Class Struggle: The Motor Force for Historical Regression or Advance

Petras, James
http://petras.lahaine.org/?p=1934

Publisher:  James Petras
Date Written:  09/04/2013
Year Published:  2013  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX15338

One of the most important and yet most neglected determinants of the outcomes of the economic crisis and resultant deepening of social inequalities and immiseration is the ‘class struggle’. In one of his most pithy metaphors, Karl Marx referred to class struggle as ‘the motor force of history’.