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Ending Class Oppression:
A Draft Liberation Policy
for Middle-Class People

a pamphlet by Seán Ruth and Caroline New







CONTENTS


How the Class System Operates—1


Dividing the Working Class—2


Racism—3


Sexism—3


Anti-Jewish Oppression—4


Creating a Middle Class—5
Who Are the Middle Class?—6


Five Mechanisms of Middle-Class Oppression—7


Bribes—8


Threats—8


Separation—8


Misinformation—9


Denial of Reality—10


The Oppressed Aspect of Our Role—10


The Oppressor Aspect of Our Role—11


Role Expectations—11


Alternatives to These Roles—13


The Oppressive Impact of Middle-Class Roles—14


The Challenge—15


Strategies—16


Three Aspects of the Work—17


Implications for Our Roles—18


Leadership—20


Conclusion—21


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Sean Ruth and Caroline New

(Present Time 189, October 2017)


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