class warfare


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Synonyms for class warfare

conflict between social or economic classes (especially between the capitalist and proletariat classes)

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If Mr Bell objects to class warfare why does he support a vicious Tory government which has denied benefits for the disabled, imposed sanctions on the unemployed for trivial reasons, introduced the bedroom tax and plans to make futher cuts of 12 billion pounds from the welfare budget?
Some elements of this populist class warfare are perfectly consistent with limited government.
When you think of class warfare, you probably think of inciting anger, resentment and jealousy among the have-nots against the haves.
In his 2004 annual letter to his company's shareholders, investor Warren Buffett, one of the richest men on the planet, observed in a now-famous quote: "If class warfare is being waged in America, my class is clearly winning.
While neither side can offer a reasonable solution to debt crisis or class warfare, both sides have managed to grab media attention ("journalists" love an easy story, and nightly news reports and Sunday talk shows arc filled with the back and forth of "he said, she said" that ultimately leads to nowhere.
The blogger in Florida -- a former Post staffer -- also pointedly referred to Cox's majority owners as members of the Forbes 400 wealthiest Americans, just to promote a little class warfare.
Low-Wage Capitalism" is an important addition to the discussion of wealth divide and class warfare in today's world.
Dangerfield based his diagnosis on a cross-section of institutions, politics, and personalities, set against the bitter class warfare of the time.
In his letter, Chomsky says he was pleased to learn about the action, adding: "The savage cuts, hardly concealed class warfare, are likely to harm Britain for a long time to come.
He also rejected claims that he was engaging in class warfare against David Cameron, and dismissed suggestions of splits in Labour's top team.
The Prime Minister rejected claims that the new 50p top rate on people with incomes of more than pounds 150,000 marked a return to old Labour politics of class warfare, insisting that it was not "taxation for its own sake".
Expanding trade and removing barriers will do more to improve the well-being of the American worker and consumer than class warfare posturing.
Prizewinning poet Fanny Howe presents The Lyrics, an anthology of free-verse poems embodying the quest for knowledge through movement, while remaining vividly conscious of political and class warfare, and the search for the demarcation line between good and evil in America.
It reeks of class warfare and implies that only rich people earn dividends.
Swedish director Mikael Hafstrom's ``Evil'' is a tale of class warfare and how the powerful will prey on the weak that takes place at a boarding school in the 1950s.