The Bourgeoisie is a sociologically defined social class equivalent to the upper classes. They are contrasted with the proletariat by their relative affluence and their cultural and financial capital. In Marxist philosophy, the bourgeoisie is the social class that came to own the means of production during modern industrialization and whose societal concerns are the value of property and the preservation of capital to ensure the perpetuation of their economic supremacy in society. The bourgeoisie is the most important class of society opposing the proletariat, insofar as the employees their wages are higher possible while the owners intend to increase their profits by employing lab… Read more
?Eat the Rich? represents standing up to those in power and holding them accountable on behalf of the less fortunate. The phrase is attributed to philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau: "When the people shall have nothing more to eat, they will eat the rich". It is used in radical and anti-capitalist circles, gaining wider traction at the beginning of the 21st century in response to increasing income inequality. Today, "Eat the Rich" is now a rallying cry against an overly capitalistic economy that encourages the rich to become richer while the poor starve.