Some clarifications on class and Trump's shock troops
Proletariat? Yes. Immiserated poor? No. Why is this so difficult?
Some predictable confusion has engulfed discussions about the Trump supporters who invaded DC’s Capitol yesterday and their economic class. This is in part because everyone is working with idiosyncratic definitions of class these days, though it’s also because some have been reinventing their ideas about class ad hoc for the sake of political point scor…