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Reinventing the working class to suit the needs of European capital

17 January, 2022 · Critique of ideology · TV

Poster of "Le temps des ouvriers", an outline of a new approach to the working class by the European bourgeoisie.
Poster of "Le temps des ouvriers", an outline of a new approach to the working class by the European bourgeoisie.

The European bourgeoisie has been testing a new discourse on the working class for some years now. The simple denial of its existence, overwhelming since the 1990s, was already becoming insufficient before the pandemic. A new message was needed. The broadcasting of “Le temps des ouvriers”, a documentary originally commissioned by the Franco-German channel Arte, throughout last year in practically the whole EU, provides us with a clue as to the shape of the new discourse we will be bombarded with in the coming years.