Cynicism is a grift

How capitalism creates a market for pundits to bet against the working class.

Betting against the working class is pretty foolish in the long-term — but in the short term, it’s one of the safest bets there is.

Foolish in the long term, because Marx has shown us that capitalism cannot possibly survive. This isn’t true because of some subjective optimism about the savvy or discipline of socialists: it’s true because of the way that …

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