German Workers Lured Into Geopolitics of War Against China

Right now the Chinese economy is the most dynamic in the world, a real industrial powerhouse. At the same time Chinese workers labor under horrible working conditions. On the other hand, German capitalism is perhaps the most powerful in Europe. By comparison, German workers have life incomparably better than Chinese workers. German workers have a choice. They can get caught up in the geopolitics of the transnational class wars, which this article shows they are doing. The other choice is to reach across borders and unite in a common program with other workers.

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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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