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CLASS WAR - NOT RACE WAR RACISM IS THE IDEOLOGY OF THE RICH

to l e g i t i m i z e t h e R u l i n g C l a s s ' s s u p p r e s s i o n o f o u r c l a s s . W h y i s r a c i s m s o s t r o n g i n m a n y s e c t i o n s o f o u r c l a s s ? It i s b e c a u s e

R a c i s m p l a y s a powerful role in dividing t h e w o r k i n g c l a s s . T h e

t h e r i c h n e e d it t h e r e . W e l l - p l a c e d r a c i s t filth d i s t o r t s a n d c o u n t e r s a

ideology of r a c e i s u s e d to justify imperialism, w a r s , a n d the racial

t r u l y u n i f i e d c l a s s c o n s c i o u s n e s s . It h a s b e e n i n t h e b e s t i n t e r e s t o f

d i v i s i o n of labor. R a c i s m p r o m o t e s nationalism on the b a s i s of e t h n i c

our rulers to distort t h e d e v e l o p m e n t

identity.

solidarity with their o w n racist/nationalist v e r s i o n of t h e s e notions.

T h i s only strengthens e n t h u s i a s m for participation in

national a r m i e s .

o f c l a s s identity,

pride a n d

T h o s e people within the Working C l a s s w h o hold

THE HISTORICAL ORIGINS OF RACISM

racist v i e w s a r e p u p p e t s of the rich. C o n t r a r y t o p o p u l a r belief, r a c i s t i d e o l o g y i s a c t u a l l y d e r i v e d f r o m t h e Middle a n d U p p e r C l a s s e s w h e r e t h e real p o w e r to split a n d w e a k e n

R a c i s m / N a t i o n a l i s m b e g i n s with the d e v e l o p m e n t of capitalist s o c i e t y .

the l o w e r c l a s s e s lies. T h i s d i v i s i o n o c c u r s t h r o u g h d i s c r i m i n a t i o n in

N a t i o n a l i s m p l a y e d a k e y r o l e in t h e d e v e l o p m e n t o f c a p i t a l d u r i n g t h e

social s e r v i c e s , education, immigration, and working conditions. T h e

last period of E u r o p e a n f e u d a l i s m a n d w a s f o s t e r e d b y the e m e r g i n g

c r u c i a l part the Middle C l a s s p l a y s i s to m i m i c m a s s culture w h i c h

Capitalist C l a s s .

then b e c o m e s t h e "official" w a y of s e e i n g t h e World.

organize the population against the old aristocracy.

Within t h e

T h e n e w c l a s s u s e d t h e "flag of n a t i o n h o o d ' to Populations

"culture" specific racist and nationalistic ideas are promoted through

w e r e o r g a n i z e d a l o n g " e t h n i c " a n d / o r r e l i g i o u s lines to create national

t h e s c h o o l s , m e d i a , c h u r c h , etc.. T h i s c r e a t e s a c o n s t a n t f l o w o f

a r m i e s w h i c h d i d n ' t e x i s t i n E u r o p e until a f t e r t h e N a p o l e o n i c W a r s .

racist a n d nationalist i d e a s a n d disinformation, s o m e of w h i c h is

National a r m i e s w e r e u n p r e c e d e n t e d in that t h e y i n v o l v e d m i l l i o n s of

aimed at the rich t h e m s e l v e s to explain w h y s o m e m u s t be at the

soldiers and overwhelmed the s o c i e t i e s outside of E u r o p e (through

"top" a n d o t h e r s o n the "bottom."

c o l o n i a l i s m ) w h i c h i n t r o d u c e d a n injection o f wealth that s p u r r e d

M o s t o f t h i s r a c i s t filth i s r e c e i v e d

by t h e majority of the population, w h i c h i s , o f c o u r s e , n o t in p o w e r .

industrialization

T h e rich actively promote nationalist a n d racist lies a n d a l w a y s h a v e .

a r i s t o c r a t s . T h u s , it w a s b y u s i n g t h e lie o f N a t i o n h o o d t h a t t h e n e w

a n d the pre-eminence

of capitalists

over the

capitalist c l a s s gained control of society. "Aryan

R a c i a l i s m " (White

S u p r e m a c i s m ) w a s first

d e s c r i b e d in

E u r o p e b y C o u n t d e G o b i n e a u in h i s " E s s a y o n t h e I n e q u a l i t i e s o f t h e

W h e n t h e n e w W o r k i n g C l a s s (rural p e a s a n t s h a d b e c o m e

Human Race."

P r i o r t o W o r l d W a r I, r i c h E u r o p e a n s c r e a t e d " c h i c "

w o r k e r s after 1850) r e a l i z e d that the " l i b e r a t i n g " p r o c e s s o f offing t h e

A r y a n s o c i e t i e s a n d e s t a b l i s h e d s t r o n g f o u n d a t i o n s for Hitler's Nazi

old a r i s t o c r a c y w a s only a " c o u p d ' etat" b y the n e w r i c h , Nationalism

d o c t r i n e a m o n g t h e U p p e r a n d M i d d l e C l a s s e s . In t h e U n i t e d S t a t e s ,

became a reactionary movement.

the K u K l u x K l a n w a s originally a r a c i s t s o c i a l club f o u n d e d b y s e v e n

loyalty of the rural a n d u r b a n lower c l a s s e s through patriotism. T h e

urban

It b e c a m e a w a y o f m a i n t a i n i n g t h e

s o u t h e r n a r i s t o c r a t s - J . L e s t e r , J . C r o w e , J . K e n n e d y , C . J a m e s , R.

position of t h e rich w a s s t r e n g t h e n e d , a n d loyalty w a s obtained b y

Reed,

creating the illusion of people united b y t h e c o m m o n g o a l s of their

F. McCord,

a n d later,

Nathan

Bedford

Forest.

Racial

" E u g e n i c s " (purifying the r a c e b y sterilizing p e r s o n s c l a i m e d to b e

"nation."

" i n f e r i o r " ) w a s p i o n e e r e d b y d o c t o r s in L y n c h b u r g , V i r g i n i a a n d l a t e r c o p i e d b y N a z i d o c t o r s i n G e r m a n y . A m e r i c a n r a c i s t s like H e n r y F o r d w e r e q u o t e d in Nazi n e w s p a p e r s . F o r d got a Nazi m e d a l f o r h i s r a c i s t writings.

A s capitalism d e v e l o p e d a n d primary r e s o u r c e s w e r e depleted (e.g. l a n d , t i m b e r , o r e s , etc.), c o m p e t i t i o n b e t w e e n t h e s e n e w n a t i o n - s t a t e s b e g a n . T h i s led to a n e w a n d u n p r e c e d e n t e d era of imperialism a n d c o l o n i a l i s m w h i c h w a s e f f e c t e d in o r d e r to g a i n m o r e p r i m a r y c a p i t a l .

DIVIDE AND RULE

T h e s e n e w c o l o n i a l p o w e r s u s e d x e n o p h o b i a (fear of p e o p l e of other "nationalities") a n d r e l i g i o u s bigotry to justify long a n d terrible w a r s for r i c h e s . X e n o p h o b i a w a s a l s o u s e d to e x c u s e the exploitation a n d

Due to Capitalist-induced labor s h o r t a g e s in s o m e nation-states, t h e

s y s t e m a t i c g e n o c i d e (extermination of a n e t h n i c group) of c o l o n i z e d

exploitation of w a g e s l a v e s from other c o u n t r i e s b e c o m e s profitable.

p e o p l e s a s c h e a p a n d e x p e n d a b l e s o u r c e s of labor.

With

immigration,

cultures.

our class

r e c e i v e s different

T h i s d o e s not c a u s e a natural conflict.

promoted a s s u c h by racist pundits.

'ethnicities" a n d T h a t i s , u n t i l it i s

T h e r i c h h a v e a lot t o g a i n b y

In e a r l y A m e r i c a , c o l o n i a l e l i t e s like G e o r g e W a s h i n g t o n ( w h o w a s t h e r i c h e s t m a n in t h e U . S . at t h e time), f e a r e d c o n c e r t e d rebellion b y

taking a d v a n t a g e of our superficial d i f f e r e n c e s . T h e racial d i v i s i o n of

E n g l i s h indentured s e r v a n t s ( p r i s o n e r s s o l d to rich colonial land-

l a b o r is t h e m o s t f u n d a m e n t a l d i v i s i o n in o u r c l a s s a n d c a u s e s f u r t h e r

o w n e r s a s s l a v e s ) , l a n d l e s s " W h i t e s , " a n d A f r i c a n s l a v e s (like t h e

d a m a g e w h e n m e m b e r s of our c l a s s follow t h e s e d i v i s i o n s .

u p r i s i n g w h i c h o c c u r r e d in 1676 in B a c o n ' s R e b e l l i o n ) , w h o t o g e t h e r made u p more than 5 5 % ofthe E n g l i s h colonial population.

Sectors of the Working

During

C l a s s c a n b e c o m e racist w h e n they s e e

the A m e r i c a n R e v o l u t i o n , poor w h i t e s w e r e k i d n a p e d a n d f o r c e d to

t h e m s e l v e s h a v i n g a r t i f i c i a l c o m m o n a l i t i e s like " w h i t e n e s s " w i t h t h e

f i g h t in t h e A r i s t o c r a t s " C o l o n i a l A r m y , " b u t m o s t b a t t l e s w e r e w o n b y

ruling c l a s s rather than s t i c k i n g with the real p r o b l e m s of their o w n

frontier militias fighting a l o n g s i d e t h e uniformed a r m y m a d e u p of

class - the Working Class.

former E u r o p e a n s l a v e s w h o had bought their freedom a n d settled o n

They can also become confused by the

e f f o r t s o f t h e R u l i n g C l a s s t o t r i c k u s into c o m p e t i n g w i t h e a c h o t h e r

t h e f r o n t i e r to g e t a w a y f r o m t h e c l a s s d i s c r i m i n a t i o n o f e l i t i s t E n g l i s h

a n d b e s w a y e d b y Ruling C l a s s lies that people w h o are superficially

l a n d - o w n e r s . W h e n the U . S . Constitution w a s written, J a m e s M a d i s o n

different from u s b e c a u s e o f their s k i n c o l o r o r culture a r e the c a u s e

was

of o u r e c o n o m i c p r o b l e m s i n s t e a d of the R E A L b a s t a r d s w h o control

A m e r i c a n s . He insisted o n a n electoral s y s t e m w h i c h would forever

the e c o n o m y - the Capitalists a n d t h e Ruling C l a s s ! identity

Their class

b e c o m e s c o n f u s e d a n d is eventually replaced by a racial

s c a r e d of t h e belief

in s o c i a l equality

of Working

insure that only the R i c h controlled the government.

Class

T h e original

Constitution denied freedom to non-whites a n d w o m e n .

and/or national c o n s c i o u s n e s s . T h i s is a false allegiance w h i c h only s e r v e s to k e e p o u r c l a s s divided a n d e n s l a v e d to w o r k

and the

g o v e r n m e n t of the R i c h .

After the s u c c e s s f u l Haitian R e v o l u t i o n by A f r i c a n s l a v e s a g a i n s t their French

colonial

rulers, American

slave

owners,

fearful

of t h e

possibility of p o o r w h i t e s a n d A f r i c a n s l a v e s s t a g i n g a similar revolt S i c k e n i n g l y , m a n y of the m o s t politically active W o r k i n g C l a s s y o u t h

in A m e r i c a , p e r s u a d e d t h e C o n g r e s s a n d P r e s i d e n t J e f f e r s o n t o e n a c t

are racist/Neo-Nazis.

laws

B u t along with being "white" m o s t a r e a l s o

disaffected and d i s p o s s e s s e d .

T h e s e y o u t h s a c t u a l l y h a v e m o r e in

c o m m o n both materially a n d s o c i a l l y with t h e B l a c k s , L a t i n o s , o r

instituting

"Blacks":

s p e c i f i c legal

divisions between

"Whites" a n d

Only Whites could bear w e a p o n s , criminal punishments

w e r e m a d e m o r e s e v e r e for B l a c k s , inter-racial m a r r i a g e s w e r e illegal,

A s i a n s in their c o m m u n i t i e s , w h o m they c l a i m they hate s o m u c h ,

m i l i t a r y a n d c i v i l i a n life w e r e r a c i a l l y s e g r e g a t e d , a n d o n l y w h i t e s

than with their rich " A n g l o - S a x o n " Ruling C l a s s role m o d e l s . T h e

could o w n land or be public officials.

violent r a c i s m a n d v e h e m e n t super-patriotism of t h e s e d u p e s helps


After the

r e v o l u t i o n , r i c h l a n d s p e c u l a t o r s b e g a n to e y e

native

A m e r i c a n n a t i o n s in t h e O h i o R i v e r V a l l e y . T h e y u s e d t h e A m e r i c a n

of r a c i s m highlights the v e r y nature of the p r o b l e m of sense" racism.

"common

A n d that is this, fear m a k e s p e o p l e feel w e a k a n d

A r m y to c o e r c e t h e n a t i v e p e o p l e into c e d i n g K e n t u c k y t o t h e m in

i n s e c u r e , a n d p e o p l e of c o u r s e will r e a c t n e g a t i v e l y to

e x c h a n g e for p e a c e t h e n u s e d the a r m y to b u r n their f a r m s before

e m o t i o n . T h i s i n s e c u r i t y r e s u l t s in b e h a v i o r b e t w e e n m e m b e r s o f o u r

invading their land and exterminating

them.

In 1 8 3 1 ,

Congress

p a s s e d t h e " I n d i a n R e m o v a l A c t " w h i c h s t o l e all r e m a i n i n g

native

negative

c l a s s w h i c h c a n n o t a l w a y s be explained rationally. T h u s playing on t h e f e a r s of a s e g m e n t o f c l a s s a l s o m e a n s p l a y i n g f a s t a n d l o o s e w i t h

l a n d e a s t of t h e M i s s i s s i p p i , t h e n u s e d t h e A r m y t o m o v e t h e n a t i v e

t h e t r u t h a n d t w i s t i n g i n t e r p r e t a t i o n s of e v e n t s t o fit a r a c i s t p o i n t of

people

view.

to

present-day Oklahoma.

O v e r Vi

Million p e o p l e

died

r e s i s t i n g the U . S . i n v a s i o n or f r o m s t a r v a t i o n a n d e x p o s u r e to h a r s h w e a t h e r o n w h a t b e c a m e k n o w n a s t h e " T r a i l of T e a r s " t o t h e

Un-

F e a r of the

B l a c k population

and

groups

like

Latinos who

are

d e s i g n a t e d r e s e t t l e m e n t a r e a . T h i s g e n o c i d e w a s the b e g i n n i n g of

s t e r e o t y p e d a s " i m m i g r a n t s " h a s long b e e n u s e d to justify r a c i s m .

"resettlement"

T h e r a c i s t d e m a g o g u e s c o n c e n t r a t e o n d i f f e r e n c e s of w h a t T H E Y call

to r e s e r v a t i o n s w h i c h w a s later c o p i e d by

Italian

F a s c i s t s , G e r m a n Nazis and racist South Africans.

"alien" cultures w h i c h are then c o m p a r e d against the s u p p o s e d l y "morally" superior "American Way."

THE MYTH OF NATIONAL/RACIAL PRIDE

T h e p r o m o t i o n of t h i s b a s i c c h a u v i n i s m a l o n g with the

deliberate

t w i s t i n g o f t h e c u l t u r e s o f p e o p l e o f c o l o r in a g r o s s a n d a l a r m i s t w a y A t t h e h e a r t of r a c i s m / n a t i o n a l i s m i s t h e t r u l y l i e s i d e a t h a t " e t h n i c " ,

creates a negative feeling toward

national, or religious populations have a c o m m o n destiny, despite

s t e r e o t y p e s t h u s c r e a t e d a r e u s e d to s u s t a i n the m y t h s a b o u t r a c e .

a n y a n d all o b v i o u s c l a s s t e n s i o n s w i t h i n t h e s e p o p u l a t i o n s .

p e o p l e of c o l o r .

M a n y of the

Under

this idea the R u l i n g C l a s s i n v e n t s a f a l s e unity a m o n g the W o r k i n g ,

M a n y of t h e s t e r e o t y p e s a t t h e f o r e f r o n t o f t h e r a c i s t p r o p a g a n d a

Middle a n d Ruling C l a s s e s b a s e d on either national or religious

m a c h i n e a r e o n e s that s h o w a d i r e s t threat to " W h i t e "

origins.

tranquility, s u c h a s w a n t o n , ultra-violence. During the 1960s d r u g s

T h i s fake identity c r e a t e s a s e n s e of p r i d e , a s e n s e of " a c h i e v e m e n t '

y o u t h , a l t h o u g h m o r e d r u g s f a c t u a l l y r e s i d e d in t h e " W h i t e ' s u b u r b s .

a n d a s e n s e of " h i s t o r y . " T h e A m e r i c a n i d e n t i t y i s t i e d t o a p r i d e o f

T h e m y t h of v i o l e n c e i s n o w i n g r a i n e d in m a n y " W h i t e " m i n d s . T h i s

and crime were

suburban

presented a s s y n o n y m o u s with B l a c k inner-city

" m o r a l " s u p e r i o r i t y a n d the C a p i t a l i s t d o m i n a t i o n of the T h i r d W o r l d .

i s o n e of t h e m a n y w a y s t h a t t h e R u l i n g C l a s s p r o m o t e s r a c i s t f e a r

T h e A m e r i c a n R u l i n g C l a s s u s e d t h i s pride of " m o r a l " imperative to

w h i c h o f c o u r s e l e a d s to n a k e d h o s t i l i t y a n d o p e n h a t r e d

w a g e g e n o c i d a l w a r s a g a i n s t t h e i n d i g e n o u s p o p u l a t i o n s of a n e n t i r e

large s e g m e n t s of o u r c l a s s . T h a t is e x a c t l y w h a t o u r r u l e r s w a n t !

between

c o n t i n e n t . T h i s e x c u s e h a s a l s o b e e n u s e d to w a g e w a r a n d i n v a d e m a n y other nations.

T h i s " p r i d e " i s all b u t i m p o s s i b l e f o r

SCAPEGOATING IMMIGRANTS

many

A f r i c a n , N a t i v e , L a t i n o , o r A s i a n A m e r i c a n s to f e e l . It i s n o t m e a n t f o r those

people

National/Racial

but

it

pride

is

meant

for

is singularly

the

White

d e s i g n e d to

Ruling

Class.

manipulate

the

A n o t h e r w a y t h e R u l i n g C l a s s c r u s h e s t h e u n i t y of t h e w o r k i n g c l a s s

W o r k i n g C l a s s i n t o n a t i o n a l a r m i e s a n d t o light w a r s o v e r s e a s s o o n e

is to c r e a t e direct c o m p e t i t i o n b e t w e e n " n a t i v e " a n d

g r o u p of C a p i t a l i s t s c a n s t e a l f r o m a n o t h e r a t o u r e x p e n s e .

labor.

"immigrant"

T h e y b a s e this o n the idea that native a n d immigrant

or

f o r e i g n - b o r n w o r k e r s h a v e different e c o n o m i c p o s i t i o n s within the The

thoroughly

repulsive

idea

of

racist/nationalist solidarity

e x e r c i s e d t h r o u g h t h e p r a c t i c e s of d e facto

is

racial discrimination

society.

In t r u t h ,

immigrant

workers are doubly

exploited.

As

m e m b e r s of t h e W o r k i n g C l a s s t h e y h a v e b o t h t h e w o r s t j o b s a n d

w h i c h e x c l u d e s a n d i s o l a t e s p e o p l e of c o l o r f r o m c e r t a i n a r e a s o f

h i g h e s t u n e m p l o y m e n t r a t e . In f a c t , t h e y m a k e u p a s u b s t r a t a of t h e

capitalist s o c i e t y : a r e a s s u c h a s " d e c e n t " j o b s , livable h o u s i n g , a n d

W o r k i n g C l a s s d u e t o t h e i n f o r m a l ( b u t v e r y r e a l ) r a c i a l d i v i s i o n s of

" g o o d " s c h o o l s , t h e r e b y f o r c i n g a s i z a b l e s e g m e n t of the population

l a b o r . R a c i s t s flip t h i s o v e r a n d a r g u e t h a t i m m i g r a n t s a n d / o r f o r e i g n -

into t h e d e a d e n d of petty c r i m e a n d p r i s o n s , o r a n e n d l e s s line of

born

demeaning mind-numbing

u n e m p l o y m e n t within the W o r k i n g C l a s s i s c a u s e d by

low-wage jobs.

This practice

further

people

are taking

our

("native")

jobs.

They

claim

that

competition

d e e p e n s t h e rifts w i t h i n o u r c l a s s b y c r e a t i n g a n a t m o s p h e r e o f f e a r

from immigrants/foreign-born

a n d s u s p i c i o n b e t w e e n m e m b e r s of o u r c l a s s .

M i d d l e C l a s s e s w h o h a v e t h e s o l e p o w e r to h i r e a n d f i r e .

people rather than the

Upper

and

T h e p o w e r t o d i s c r i m i n a t e l i e s a l m o s t e n t i r e l y in t h e h a n d s of t h e

T h i s s c a p e g o a t i n g of i m m i g r a n t s c o n v e n i e n t l y r e m o v e s C a p i t a l i s t s

U p p e r C l a s s a n d their v i c i o u s g u a r d d o g s , the State.

from r e s p o n s i b i l i t y for the failures of their s y s t e m a n d for their o w n

The

white

W o r k i n g C l a s s d o e s not h a v e the p o w e r to d i s c r i m i n a t e , but, p l a y s a

behavior.

p a r t in j u s t i f y i n g d i s c r i m i n a t i o n b y d o i n g s u c h f o o l i s h t h i n g s a s

T h i s i s o n l y a s m a l l e x a m p l e of t h e e x t e n t t o w h i c h r e a l i t y i s d i s t o r t e d

excluding certain "ethnic" g r o u p s from workplace activities or by

by r a c i s t s . B y s c a p e g o a t i n g p e o p l e of c o l o r for p r o b l e m s c r e a t e d by

intimidating

Racial violence and

C a p i t a l i s t s a n d the R u l i n g C l a s s , c l a s s a n g e r at w h a t a r e really C L A S S

e x c l u s i o n are the only elective discriminatory power Working C l a s s

i s s u e s is m a n i p u l a t e d a n d p r e s e n t e d to W o r k i n g C l a s s p e o p l e a s

r a c i s t s h a v e . A l t h o u g h t h i s p a l e s i n c o m p a r i s o n to t h e r a c i s t p o w e r

racism and racial i s s u e s .

them within their c o m m u n i t i e s .

o f o u r r u l e r s , it c a n s t i l l b e a m a t t e r o f life a n d d e a t h f o r

It p l a c e s t h e b l a m e o n t h o s e w h o a r e l e a s t r e s p o n s i b l e .

Working

C l a s s p e o p l e of color.

Racism

is nothing

Capitalism.

HOW RACIST LIES ARE SPREAD

m o r e t h a n a n o t h e r filthy a n d vile p r o d u c t

of

R a c i s m e x i s t s a l o n g s i d e n a t i o n a l i s m to divide u s from

o t h e r m e m b e r s of t h e W o r k i n g a r o u n d the W o r l d .

C l a s s in o u r " c o m m u n i t i e s "

and

R a c i s m is s u b t l y u s e d to rationalize w o r l d - w i d e

poverty a n d w a r s . Nationalism c r e a t e s a p h o n e y unity b e t w e e n c l a s s R a c i s t i d e o l o g y g a i n s m a s s a p p e a l b y p r e t e n d i n g to b e " c o m m o n

e n e m i e s a t t h e e x p e n s e of t h e u n i t y a n d s o l i d a r i t y o f t h e

s e n s e " , W h e n r a c i s t l i e s b e c o m e s c o m m o n s e n s e , it t h e n e v o l v e s into

Class.

"unquestioned knowledge",

Working

" t a k e n for g r a n t e d " , or "the truth." Anarchists

T h e p r o b l e m for the R u l i n g C l a s s is that their " c o m m o n s e n s e " is

advocate

Working

Class

unity

to

destroy

Racism,

N a t i o n a l i s m , C a p i t a l i s m , the C l a s s S y s t e m a n d the g o v e r n m e n t of the

totally c o n t r a d i c t e d by the reality of c l a s s s o c i e t y . B e c a u s e of t h i s ,

R i c h a n d build a s o c i e t y b a s e d on p e r s o n a l freedom, s o c i a l equality,

racism

and

f r e e a s s o c i a t i o n , m u t u a l a i d , c o o p e r a t i o n , w o r k e r s e l f - m a n a g e m e n t of

r e i n t r o d u c e d at e v e r y " o p p o r t u n e " t i m e ( s u c h a s w h e n t h e r e i s c i v i l

all w o r k p l a c e s a n d d e m o c r a t i c s e l f - g o v e r n m e n t of a l l c o m m u n i t i e s .

n e e d s to

be

perpetually

updated

and

put

u n r e s t in c o m m u n i t i e s of c o l o r o r " g a n g k i l l i n g s " ) .

forward

Today's racist

j a r g o n t r i e s t o c a m o u f l a g e i t s e l f , e v e n to t h e p o i n t o f d e n y i n g it i s r a c i s t , p u t t i n g it u n d e r t h e h e a d i n g of j u s t p l a i n " c o m m o n s e n s e " , a s a r a c i s t a g i t a t o r like R u s h L i m b a u g h w o u l d p u t it.

T h i s " c o m m o n s e n s e " r a c i s m i s a p h i l o s o p h y w h i c h r e l i e s h e a v i l y , if not entirely, o n its gut-level, e m o t i o n a l i m p a c t .

It r e l i e s h e a v i l y o n

F E A R , w h e t h e r f e a r of t h e B l a c k p o p u l a t i o n o r t h e c o n s e q u e n c e s of a large a n d g r o w i n g immigrant population. T h e u s e of fear a s a b a s i s

FIGHT THE RICH - NOT THE POOR! NO WAR BUT THE CLASS WAR!


Class War - Not Race War  

Class War - Not Race War

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