24. Anything else?

Submitted by Spassmaschine on December 17, 2009

Are there any of your positions that have changed through all these years, and are there others which historical developments have proved true ?

An important point has been confirmed by the last twenty or thirty years: "crisis" and impoverishment aren't enough to cause revolutionary attempts. Another point has been proved wrong: unlike what we expected, the world growth of the wage system does not necessarily entail proletarianisation. Because of the increased industrialisation of ex-under-developed countries, from Mexican maquiladoras to Chinese sweatshops, there are more and more proles, but without the emergence of a proletarian movement. Theory can only understand change. Being part of a "vanguard" means being as little behind as possible.