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A Labour voting coalition of metropolitan professionals and industrial working class communities was constructed and sustained on this basis between the 1920s and 1970s.
Deliberately omitted by him is the "residual industrial working class in the North which remains too weak to pose any anti-capitalist challenge.
Yet, little attention was given to the rote Lincoln played in empowering and educating the small family farming and industrial working class.
18 article in Eurasia Review, "Class Struggle In Present Day Globalized Capitalism," "The most striking impact of the globalization of capital has taken place in Asia -- more specifically in China, where massive flows of capital by manufacturing multi-national corporations, in association with state capital has created a huge industrial working class.
It was up to members of the leadership such as Arthur Henderson and Herbert Morrison to push the party to broaden its appeal beyond the industrial working class, and to use the mass media to do so.
Where Litwack uncovered pervasive racism rooted in economic conditions, religion, and politics, Roediger directed attention to the psychological and linguistic discourse of race--or what he called "whiteness--that accompanied the formation of the industrial working class.
The New Deal facilitated the mass organization of the industrial working class into militant unions and also relied on the state through measures such as the Fair Labor Standards Act and Social Security.
Along the way he critically re-addresses two commonly held assumptions: that anarcho-syndicalism thrives best in regions that remain socially and economically under-developed, and that the appeal of this movement resides with the lumpenproletariat and the landless peasantry (historically two groups with relatively low levels of political organisation) rather than the industrial working class.
Most controversially in his last work, The Wretched of the Earth (1961), Fanon asserted it was the peasants in Africa and not the industrial working class in Europe who were the standard bearers of world revolution.
In terms of what sort of workers actually joined the syndicalist movements, Darlington finds that there was little in common among the various case studies, although his research suggests that syndicalism fared poorly among the new industrial working class, and better among marginalised elements such as landless peasants, artisans and itinerant workers.
He reminds us of the political and social significance of this vigorous city, not least its role in the history of the industrial working class and Italian Communism.
Labour was the party of the industrial working class, created by that class and representing its interests.

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