What does the professional middle class have to gain, or perhaps to lose, in a more egalitarian future? The problem with middle-class liberalismβ€”perhaps the worst problemβ€”was that it never asked the question. It assumed that American affluence was sufficient to embrace all those in poverty without any loss to those who were not. And it assumed that any gains to the middle class itself would be purely spiritual, ...
β€”Barbara Ehrenreich, Fear of Falling

TFW when your recipe overfills your biggest mixing bowl so you have to be super careful stirring.

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"Between social reforms and revolution there exists for the Social Democracy an indissoluble tie. The struggle for reforms is its means; the social revolution, its aim." β€” Rosa Luxemburg, Reform or Revolution

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