Essays Capitalism And Democracy

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Not only do blacks and their allies continually resist white supremacy, victories that not only reshape, but fundamentally undermine it, are won at an inevitably high cost of blood and sacrifice. One potential consequence of the expansion of debt and the Gilded Age–levels of economic inequality in the global North is that the securitizing of the economy is already being felt politically.

Not only do blacks and their allies continually resist white supremacy, victories that not only reshape, but fundamentally undermine it, are won at an inevitably high cost of blood and sacrifice. One potential consequence of the expansion of debt and the Gilded Age–levels of economic inequality in the global North is that the securitizing of the economy is already being felt politically.

Again, the same choice was made by many during the 2016 election.

We are in a dangerous new period of economic and racial crisis—a legitimacy crisis.

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Was the rule of the mass of Americans to be unlimited, and the right to rule extended to all regardless of race and color, or if not, what power of dictatorship and control; and how would property and privilege be protected?

This nostalgic, but false, fantasy not only erases a history of black struggle, but also of various working class and progressive struggles.

It is a fantasy shared by too many of the black neoliberal elite who also view as anachronistic blacks who insist on naming and resisting the structural forces of dominance that produced disadvantaged black communities.

As Du Bois argued, the answer to the question posed above was the co-opting of poor whites into active collaborators (and James Boggs would argue, a generation later, material beneficiaries) in a system of white supremacy.

Democracy and mass prosperity would be exchanged for a racist dictatorship that first led to hundreds of thousands of poor whites shedding their blood during the Civil War for a small minority of large-scale slave owners.

A substantial body of scholarship has focused on the ways in which racial hierarchies can be functional for capitalist social orders.

Some have even argued that capitalism is linked inextricably to such hierarchies.

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