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Sean Hughes and why I empathise with not belonging

I was sad to read yesterday of the death of Sean Hughes. I remember his appearances on Buzzcocks back when, under Mark Lamarr, it became one of the first panel shows of its type. 1,149 more words

Decoding Bourgeois Science

Bourgeois science is the product of the controlling class that currently dominates Western society. The bourgeoisie control society and therefore provide the dominant ideas of the age. 309 more words

Leftwing Political Analysis

The Right Doesn't Know What the Word "Bourgeois" Means

A friend of mine sent me a link to a bizarre opinion piece by Robert Woodson published in The Wall Street Journal. In the piece, Woodson claims that “black Americans need bourgeois norms”. 1,024 more words


Taking a Poll...

I’m taking an informal poll, based on something I heard.

Without going into details, I thought it would be interesting to get an idea of what my readers think: 21 more words


Dynamics of the Middle Class in Africa

With thanks to “Classe Export” for the hint, a 2011 market brief by the African Development Bank.

The study provides three sub-categories of the middle class.

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Business, International

What's fair is in the eye of the beholder

“Fair share” is an undefined favorite term of the American political left and an obsession of Sen Sanders. The “wealthy,” another flexible term, are accused of grabbing America’s wealth and avoiding their fair share of the tax burden. 377 more words