Skip to comments.Swarthmore Marxist Group Disbands After Students Realize They’re Rich and White
Posted on 07/28/2017 8:58:06 AM PDT by rktman
A Marxist student group at the pricey Swarthmore College has disbanded following some introspective efforts that led its members to learn that they were precisely what they were fighting againstboth affluent and white. Its no surprise given that Swarthmores students tend to be both those things.
In a farewell letter acquired by Campus Reform, a former member raised issues about how the groups founding members were entirely white, with the exception of one person of color, and that none of them had working class or low-income backgroundsthe very people they pretend to represent in their efforts to promote communism within and outside the liberal arts campus.
A hotbed for leftist progressivism and political correctness, Swarthmore costs $63,550 for a single year of tuition, fees and room and board. Swarthmores $1.9 billion endowment is worth more than the entire gross-domestic product of Belize.
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You mean 63K is a lot of money for one year of college??? ...and we’re always gonna be this color????
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Pathetic no? “WHAT? I’M WHITE? WHEN DID THAT HAPPEN?”
Now all they have to do is realize Karl Marx himself was privileged and white.
So was Che Guevara.
Many but not all of the first generation college students that I have known (and I was one) and have taught are interested in earning a degree in order to have a career
with the possibility of advancement. Many come from working class backgrounds and have little or no interest in Marxist/Leninist claptrap.
the funny thing is - the biggest racists I’ve met are communists, or former communist apparatchiks - whether Russian, Chinese, or Cuban.
I believe Marx was very poor. I recall a famous remark made by some family member or other which was that she wished Marx spent more time making capital instead of writing about it. I would look the quote up for you, but I’m too lazy, and you could look it up for yourself if your interested. It seems to me that it might have been his mother-in-law who made the remark.
Correction: if YOU’RE interested.
Absolute, certifiable idiots.
Hummmm. If it wasn’t for rich, white Europeans, Marxism wouldn’t have long survived Marx as Friedrich Engels was rich and white as well.
He leeched off his friend Engels. I read a statement to the effect that the money Marx spent on cigars was more than the income of an average British working man.
You mean the Swarthmore students correct?
But are they “White and Nerdy.”
Seems like the next logical step for them would be group suicide.
How can they possibly live with that level of cognitive dissonance?
Their only other option is to embrace reality and capitalism - but that might be tougher than suicide.
Marx had money problems his whole adult life. I believe his wife’s family had money, but cut them off. Engels supported them quite a bit. The closest thing he had to a permanent job was commenting on European politics for Horace Greeley’s New York Tribune.
“I wish that dear Karl could have spent more time acquiring capital instead of merely writing about it.” —Wife Jenny Marx
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