I had a doubt with this sentence, its an extract from an article
"....This might hurt, but the sad fact is that the poor have never revolted as a mass. They are good enough for transitory bouts of unrest,but no more.Even...."
I m not getting the meaning of under lined section. Can anyone help me in this.
Similarly I have:
"....But their backgrounds pale into insignificance when we take in the wealthy, near aristocratic, lineages of Ye Jianying.