January 14th, 2010

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I don't think that term means what he thinks it means . . . .

In comments to the FCC this net neutrality supporter calls the Internet the
last remaining ground for the lumpen proletariat to have a shot at the American Dream.


For those not familiar with Marxism, the "lumpen proletariat" are those in the workforce who will never achieve class consciousness, and are therefore useless to the revolution, as opposed to the true proletariat. So unless this person meant that the Internet is the new opiate of the masses . . . .