Are They Rich Because They re Smart? explains the sharpening class inequalities in the United States and the resulting conflicts accelerated by today s slow-burning world depression. It takes apart the self-serving rationalizations of a growing layer of well-paid professionals that their schooling and brightness equip them to regulate the lives of working people, who can t be trusted to know what s in our own interests.
In the coming battles forced upon us by the capitalist rulers, says Jack Barnes, workers will begin to transform ourselves and our attitudes toward life, work, and each other. Only then will we discover our own worth and learn what we re capable of becoming.