In a post on his blog, Sprouse claims that he has become a member of the proletariat to feed his video game addiction.
Ultimately, though, what saved the Okies was not proletariat revolution but another world war.
At the height of the Soviet Union, the proletariat universally understood everything their government said was a work of fiction.
also proletariate, "the lowest class," 1853, from French prolétariat, from Latin proletarius (see proletarian). In political economics, "indigent wage-earners," from 1856. Leninist phrase dictatorship of the proletariat attested from 1918.
In Marxism, the industrial working class, people without property.
A term often applied to industrial workers, particularly by followers of Karl Marx.