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The Gilded Age: Reform Begins

The Gilded Age was marked by corruption and greed.  Like all instances of extreme change, when one group prospers at the expense of another, The Gilded Age gave way to reformation.   25 more words


Through The Storm

5th January 2017

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 -By Steven Duckworth-

Through The Storm

Over the Christmas period I had the pleasure of reading an interesting blog post by… 865 more words

Jeremy Corbyn

populism, populist

Language change is, generally, organic. It usually doesn’t happen by fiat (especially in English); it also doesn’t happen by vote. There may be some influence from “above” by people such as English teachers, but that mostly affects what rules people think they’re breaking when they’re speaking the way they want to speak anyway. 777 more words

Word Tasting Notes

Organic Community vs. Civil Society

There is no end to the debate on the left about how and why the left lost the Brexit states: bitter Hillary fans spend hours defending the democrats on Facebook, citing extralegal Russian intervention, the FBI’s partisan shenanigans, and irredeemable, inexplicable bigotry and sexism. 1,311 more words

‘We want our country back’

It’s been a tumultuous year on both sides of the Atlantic and as 2016 draws to a close it appears that ‘we’ in the UK and US are on course to ‘get our countries back’. 1,368 more words

Politics & Policy

Populism, Nativism, Isolationism--Trump's trump?

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Working-class politics

The working-class—at least the white working-class—has become the main theme of the post-election narrative in the United States. That’s not surprising since, as Jim Tankersley… 843 more words