[LMB] No lefties in the Nexus
lorelei.kaena at gmail.com
Thu Oct 3 21:24:50 BST 2019
Athos is politically very liberal, if patriarchal to the, hmmm, extreme. But homemakers do get social credit, and it appears that education is subsidized! 😁
But you’re right, a lot of the Nexus does seem to be stuck in a stratified society, still, more like the U.S. than even the Netherlands (there are soup kitchens on Beta, see Warrior’s Apprentice). But there’s still a Union as we know it in Falling Free, so maybe there’s hope? Oooh, maybe a political union explains Steady Fred, or is that too dystopian?
> On 3 Oct 2019, at 16:08, Brian Ross Ashley <brashley46 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Entirely irrelevant to the gene-cleaning discussion, but I saw the heading on this particular discussion before starting to read it and wondered what happened to all my fellow Marxists, all the anarchosyndicalists, all the labour unionists, social democrats, etc., in the future history leading to the Nexus ... the paranoid old Trot in me , you understand, tends to worry about everything from ice axes to firing squads. Grin.
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