Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Intellectuals of the world unite

"In 1864, there were a lot of socialist-minded workers and one or two socialist intellectuals like Marx. Today we are awash with socialist scholars but fewer and fewer workers who believe in or are inspired by socialism as preached by the PhDs...

....Intellectuals of the world unite! You having nothing to lose but your condescension towards workers and labour whose caution and sense of historical possibility remain profound."

Denis MacShane - former Minister for Europe (tribune)


Bob said...

Hard to take seriously anything this convicted fraudster says.

John Gray said...

Not sure he is being that serious Bob but even fraudsters can make a valid point.