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Common Dreams wants donations and will sacrifice progressives to get them.

From here on, for a while (until I’m moved and settled), my posts will be semi drafts. I wouldn’t publish anything truly draft. I just mean to say that where I would ordinarily add more, often from my own library, for now I will not. 3,681 more words

General

The State of the English Middle Class: An Introduction

This is the first in a series on the English middle class from the perspective of a man raised in an upper middle class family. I would like to, in later pieces, go into detail on the social and economic changes which happened in Britain between the 18th and 21st century, and the effects of modernity upon the middle class, but what I will be consecrating on in this piece and the next few to come is the mindset of the modern, alive middle class and their generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X and Millennials. 1,963 more words

Culture

Donald Trump and Enoch Powell

by Mark English

Contributors to The Electric Agora have – not surprisingly – been giving their reactions to the result of US election. The other contributors are US citizens, so my perspective is different. 1,086 more words

Conservatives Conserving Failure

Sometimes I watch The Five on Fox News. Oddly, the one who raises my blood pressure the most is not the orthodox liberal Juan Williams — there is a soothing predictability to Juan that forces me to like him — but the nominal conservative Dana Perino. 516 more words

Ideas & Ideology

When Deformists Meet for Tea: Shaista Gohir and Rashad Ali

Much has been elucidated on the deformist, Shaista Gohir of Muslim Women’s Network UK. For a dissection of her troubling views on Islam, toxic involvement with the Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)/PREVENT agendas, and timely interventions that have served to prop anti-Muslim narratives and policies, see  207 more words

Current Affairs

The Empire Has no Clothes

Even as the plight of Syrians continues to make headlines, Yemenis being decimated by Saudi Arabia arouse no sympathy. Well, I shouldn’t say no sympathy. Just recently, liberal interventionist Samantha Power decried Saudi depredations. 329 more words

Asia