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Knowing the Working Class – North and South from “Fifty Orwell Essays” – George Orwell

October 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Australian Labor Party, Campaigning, Economics, Politics, Progressive Politics

I have seen just enough of the working class to avoid idealizing them, but I do know that you can learn a great deal in a working-class home, if only you can get there. The essential point is that your middle-class ideals and prejudices are tested by contact with others which are not necessarily better but are certainly different.

This is something that a lot of  a lot of modern progressives could learn from…

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