Kathleen Denny's review sums up Zinn's petty bourgeois radical prescriptions:
This lack of historical perspective comes to the fore in the concluding chapters, in which Zinn expresses his hope to end exploitation and oppression through the enlistment of the middle classes in a movement of the 99 percent with no direct interest in the capitalist system.
He considers soldiers and police, professionals
and production workers, administrators, judges
and transport workers equally important to the
maintenance of the present system, and to its replacement.