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The proletariat is a class of common workers who have no ownership or control of the means of production of the society. They own nothing but the right to sell their own labor. The proletariat is not necessarily synonymous with "the lower class," since "lower class" can mean any kind of poverty stricken class of people. And they every single day regardless of their job and country they are exploited.

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The working class, who are forced to sell their labour power in order to live. This includes manual workers and white-collar workers.

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The development of the urban proletariat is conditioned by the simulaneous development of the urban bourgeoisie.

In Marxism who is the proletariat?

The proletariat is the unpropertied working class. They can be distinguished from small farmers or artisans in that they do not own any part of the means of producing anything. A farmer who owns his land and equipment owns some of the means he needs to produce agricultural produce; a cobbler or other small producer owns tools and other means to produce shoes or whatever else he makes. On the other hand, factory workers, miners and other proletarians had nothing to offer but their labour which they exchanged for wages. Marx noticed that the industrial revolution had vastly increased this class of worker. Their position was similar to that of serfs or slaves in other economies, in that they sold their labour for the means of subsistence. Marx also noticed that the industrial proletariat was being paid far less than the intrinsic worth of their labour, which could be measured by the value of the end product of the production process.

What was the myth of the marxist revolution?

a.that a society run by workers would share power equallyb.that Karl Marx would make a better czar then Nicholas IIc.that Marxism was a plague on the lives of ordinary people and should be endedd.that perestroika would put "Peace, Land, and Bread!" in the hands of Russians

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