The Lumpenproletariat, Riots and Revolution

My commentary on the August 2011 urban disturbances in Britain attracted some responses with respect to the role of the lumpenproletariat. I suggested that criminal, lumpenproletarian elements were prominent in the rioting. The subsequent court appearances of persons arrested reveal that the great majority are people with previous criminal convictions. We need to examine the Read more about The Lumpenproletariat, Riots and Revolution[…]