Leading up to and during the New
York City transit strike, I noticed a common theme the media carried when
reporting: oppressed vs. oppressors.
For the union the strike wasn’t just about wages and benefits, it was
also about the belief that the MTA should share its surplus with the workers.
This worldview of ‘wealth = oppressor’ is brilliantly defined by
Arnold Kling in his essay on Folk
Under folk Marxism, the oppressed class has
To see Folk Marxism in action, check out NewsBusters piece on Good Morning
America’s class warfare against Dr. William McGuire, head of UnitedHealth Group.