|It doesn't matter if Trots drink Chardonnay, send their children to prep/public schools and then on to Oxbridge, as long as they say the right things and aren't 'racist'.|
‘supplies the proletariat with its own elements of political and general education… These also supply the proletariat with fresh elements of enlightenment and progress".
However, the non-Communist middle class is bourgeois. Thus:
If a member of the SWP/Stop the War/etc. earns, say, between £50,000 and £150,000 a year (or even if he owns shares, etc.), and if he's still nonetheless a Trotskyist (or a member of the SWP), then, he quite simply, he isn't a member of the bourgeoisie.