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  • n  the social class between the lower and upper classes

  • Depicting a world in which the bourgeoisie and the proletariat are literally divided by the Earth's surface the elitists living above ground and the workers living in the dark .
  • China's blubbery bourgeoisie is paying to get fit INDONESIA Coming to Grips with History The East Timor rights abuse trial offers a reckoningbut no justice.
  • On the long night of the summer solstice, ten people from the aristocracy, the bourgeoisie and the servant class stumble through brief trysts until they find their proper mates.

  • Karl Marx in Reuters
    The bourgeoisie will remember my carbuncles until their dying day,Marx told Friedrich Engels in a letter from 1867.
  • Hugo Chávez in Washington Post
    I invoke the real Venezuelan working class for economic war against the bourgeoisie,said Chávez, who has warned Mendoza that he could nationalize the entire Polar company, which accounts for 2.4 percent of the country's non-oil gross...
  • Friedrich Engels in Socialist Worker Online
    The need of a constantly expanding market for its products chases the bourgeoisie over the entire surface of the globe,Karl Marx and Frederick Engels wrote in the Communist Manifesto, when capitalism was still in its infancy. "It must...

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