Class Warfare http://wyso.org en From Karl Marx to Karl Rove: “Class Warfare” in American Politics http://wyso.org/post/karl-marx-karl-rove-class-warfare-american-politics <p>In the midst of a presidential election campaign that pits a wealthy Republican businessman against a self-proclaimed warrior for the middle class, Americans are talking a lot these days about “class.” Many credit the Occupy Wall Street movement with making “class warfare”—which, in its contemporary use, is really about tax policy—a driving issue in 2012. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’ original idea of class struggle emerged with the creation of a class of factory wage earners during the Industrial Revolution. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 14:30:00 +0000 21192 at http://wyso.org From Karl Marx to Karl Rove: “Class Warfare” in American Politics