Coronavirus and the persuasion of class analysis
Want to talk about the coronavirus? Talk about class. Want to talk about class? Talk about the coronavirus.
Rich people want to force you to risk your life by going back to work in the middle of a pandemic, and they are trying to do it by blocking any help from the government. This is what I’ve called the austerity death trap, and it is the very simple point that should be at the center of socialist polemic for the foreseeable future.
First, because it is …