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All good points. Revolutions of 1848 were Britain's last success in thwarting "civil unrest" with hasty sops for middle-class functionaries. The social structure of the three kingdoms is a deep well of dependency on status quo.

Cue Krugman.: "we accept a system with considerable inequality because systems without any inequality don't work. "

Accordingly, the discussion is wandering from The Cookbook of radical revolution through space-time. Notably absent is a candidate for victorious "the revolutionary leader," or authoritarian figure head, who recruits the peasant army --"poors" or surplus labor if one prefers-- to purge and replace the estates of an "ancien regime". No Mao, no Che, no Ho, not even a Cataline who actually did emerge from a "distinguished career" in the miliatry.

I did find an informative interview from an unexpected source, An Occupy Movement in Sweden: Interview with Bosse Kramsjo, a participant.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Nov 18th, 2018 at 08:35:28 PM EST
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