How Identity Politics Obscures The Class Character Of The Grenfell Tower Fire

This article details how the use of identity politics ignores the class content of this terrible fire. We heartily agree that an understanding of what happened is obscured by claiming that it can be explained by the race or religion of the victims. However, this article tends to attribute anti-class motives to identity politics leaders. We don’t think this type of analysis is fair, even though in their actions they do protect their class interests.

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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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