(From Wilkileaks: The Iron Heel is cited by George Orwell‘s biographer Michael Shelden as having influenced Orwell’s most famous novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Orwell himself described London as having made “a very remarkable prophecy of the rise of Fascism”, in the book and believed that London’s understanding of the primitive had made him a better prophet “than many better-informed and more logical thinkers.)
With the real employment rate at 22.9% many people are dissatisfied by the current economy (see Below), Trump scapegoated Muslims, Blacks, Migrant Workers, and women, as the problem and the obstical to make ‘America Great Again’. (When Muslims, Blacks, Migrant Workers, and women knew their place in a white male segregated society.
The traditional ‘leaders’ of the Trade Unions and Other Social Movements were silent about these economic conditions due to the their allegiance Democratic Party to the 1% These ‘leaders’ never spoke about, the main question — that Capitalism no longer works! Capitalism’s quest for profits has led to large scale pollution, Global Warming, Perpetual Wars, Unemployment, and Mass Poverty — that the very future of humanity is now at stake! Trump got elected due to this lack of leadership.
It long overdue for a new leadership Trade Unions and Other Social Movements to arise to break from support capitalism and begin to address the problems of the world working class and oppressed masses today. To build a new world order in harmony with nature!