working class credentials

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Peter Good
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Jul 27 2007 11:51
working class credentials

Someone at last night's meeting brought up the lively contribution made by the curious "yelt" over the past couple of days.

In particular, concern was expressed on the accusation made against Knightrose (otherwise a widely respected activist) that because his father was a business man this somehow downgraded his working class credentials.

The subject turned out to be the most heart-rendering topic on the agenda. It led to a Maoist/South African type-honesty-confessional of our individual history and ancestors.

It hurt for me to diclose a distant Uncle of mine who once owned a thriving garage business (least till the IR got him). I confessed also that during the 80's I attended one or two dinner parties.

Shamefully, I had to admit that I was no more than a middle-class tosser. Bother.

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Peter Good(TCA)

lem
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Jul 27 2007 11:57

not clear enough peter.

yelt: boo; or yay?

makaira
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Jul 27 2007 12:10

I hope this is sarcasm. Please, oh please, be sarcasm.

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pingtiao
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Jul 27 2007 12:13

It certainly looks like sarcasm to me makaira.

rebelworker
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Jul 27 2007 12:34

I have a Picket Line imposed Holiday today, so Im proudly part of the leisure class.

Think Ill take the Dog to the park today, then eat some strawberries...

lem
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Jul 27 2007 12:59

tbh i couldn't believe that i was bad for internet activism if youse paid me laugh out loud

whether or not i am m-c...

interesting - mozilla spellcheck only has 'internet' with a capital 'I'. laugh out loud weird huh? neither does it have 'mozilla' laugh out loud

lem
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Jul 27 2007 13:12

do you mean me guydebord? ^^ i think you must have misunderstood my post if you do confused

eta: good call admins. does he man me - pm please if he does. shouldn't bully schizophrenics laugh out loud

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Jul 27 2007 21:14

At this point shouldn't the thread be moved to organise?

Peter Good
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Jul 28 2007 13:10

Some developments.

"M" is the youngest member of our group. Because he has not yet made any serious finacial compromises, nor had to provide accomodation for a family, etc. his working class credentials are crystal clear.

But he has now decided to leave the group and seek his fortune down in London. We've advised him to report to Freedom Book Shop.

A call from Bruce this morning. He reports an immense lifting of guilt. "...I sprinkled pumpkin seeds on my musili and read the Guiardian over breakfast this morning...."

Regards to lem.

Peter Good(TCA)