From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> Date: 10 December 1998 17:22
Subject: Re: The Education Function
>Samael [Samael@dial.pipex.com] wrote:
>>the UK, under more capitalist policies the percentage difference between
>>rich and the poor went up by about 7% over the 10 years the conservative
>>party was in power.
>Given the level of tax cuts for the richest people in British society, the
>poor must have got a lot richer for the difference to only be 7%. And, uh,
Not "The difference was 7%". The difference _increased_ by 7%. Under capitalism, the rich tend to get richer.