As the bourgeoise British establishment seeks to re-assert its control after the Covid19 disruption of the status quo – the British royal family – the
‘Humanism’ in our day, when the bourgeoisie is organizing fascism, itself ejects its own humanism as a worn-out mask that no longer covers the face of a predatory beast – it expels it because humanism is now perceived as one of the reasons for splitting and rotting. The facts mentioned above suggest that every time sensitive people are alarmed by the spectacle of the abominations in this world, they preach to humanity through a naïve desire to soften these abominations or cover them with eloquence – these are the masters of life, or shopkeepers- who allow this sermon only as an attempt to reassure people irritated by poverty, lack of rights, oppression and other inevitable results of the world ‘cultural’ activities preferred by the shopkeepers. As soon as this irritation of the working masses took on social-revolutionary forms, the bourgeoisie responded to this ‘(progressive) action with (regressive) reaction’.
European settlers invaded the Americas over the last five hundred years and stole what they saw as ‘free’ land just waiting to be settled. The
My view is that Laurel & Hardy exhibit a generally ‘progressive’ attitude to life that remained extraordinarily ‘aloof’of the quite rampant racism of their day, whilst remaining, in many ways, very much a product of the times within which they lived.
Mr. ROBESON: In Russia I felt for the first time like a full human being. No color prejudice like in Mississippi, no color prejudice like in Washington. It was the first time I felt like a human being. Where I did not feel the pressure of color as I feel [it] in this Committee today.