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“All power to the proletariat!” announced a classical Marxism certain of its own crystalline economism and content to evade the thicket of cultural indeterminacy. By the 21st century we know better. Antagonism, the kind that makes for real change, can spark across any social frontier: working class/bourgeois, colonized/colonizer, feminist/patriarchy are all dualities that have made a difference for democracy. To this we might add, in our place and time: hipster/yuppie. Progress has known stranger names and dynamics. The bicycle of history is not a fixie.

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Looking forward, the 2011 American League pennant race should be one for the ages. 5 teams look capable of winning 90+ games, with an additional 5 teams possible of going on a playoff run.