Tucker states “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles”. This quote mirrors the capitalist school of thought in which the world is drive by demand for markets, accumulation of profits, technology revolution, and governmental control. As a result, throughout history social relationships have been formed from a patriarchal point of view in which superiority is determined by class. This implies that the society exists under different social classes that are determined based on one’s or a community’s economic prowess. This fact is strongly supported by Say’s law, which proclaims that supply does not necessarily influence its own demand. It therefore implies that the circulation of money occurs within certain classes of society and enhances the economic disparities among people.
Historically, competition has brought into reality pauperization in which the state of poverty is strongly driven by how wages fluctuate around a specific class. Another aspect that influences the issue of class struggles is concentration. In the event of class polarization certain members of the class will pushed out due to competition and constant acquisition of skills to remain competitive. In the modern times, there is an ideological shift that has led to the occurrence of a new revolution. This has caused the occurrence of fights within a common group as seen in political rivalry. In addition, the impact of concentration led to the emergence of different camps that aim at addressing the existing social differences. This led to the development of a class within a class with an aim of addressing collective issues. Finally, technology is one aspect of capitalism that has renewed the class rivalry. As the world goes digital, information access becomes easy and the masses become empowered with time. This improves their competitive nature by lessening the disparities in the social system.