British Ruling Class Involvement with the Socialist Fabian Society

When you hear the names Sidney and Beatrice Webb and George Bernard Shaw you might think of some kind of evolutionary socialism.

However, the British empire had a hand in their development and maintenance. This does not mean their founders were conscious British agents. Nor does it mean the Fabians did not do good. What is being said here is that the ruling classes do not stand outside of social movements. They try to infiltrate them.

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About Bruce Lerro

Bruce Lerro has taught for 25 years as an adjunct college professor of psychology at Golden Gate University, Dominican University and Diablo Valley College. He has applied a Vygotskian socio-historical perspective to his five books: "From Earth-Spirits to Sky-Gods: the Socio-ecological Origins of Monotheism, Individualism and Hyper-Abstract Reasoning", "Power in Eden: The Emergence of Gender Hierarchies in the Ancient World" (co-authored with Christopher Chase-Dunn), "Social Change: Globalization from the Stone Age to the Present", "Lucifer's Labyrinth: Individualism, Hyper-Abstract Thinking and the Process of Becoming Civilized", and "The Magickal Enchantment of Materialism: Why Marxists Need Neopaganism". He is also a representational artist specializing in pen-and-ink drawings. Bruce is a libertarian communist and lives in Olympia, WA.

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