Month: October 2015

Jacobin Notices The Anti Capitalist Right

Jacobin Notices The Anti Capitalist RightHere the are.. FPR gets a mention over in this Jacobin article by Lyle Jeremy Rubin, a PhD candidate at Rochester. He notices two things but doesn’t do a very good job of distinguishing them: first, the long-standing traditionalist critique of capitalism, and second, the phenomenon of liberals like Hayek and his Bleeding Heart Libertarian […]

Canadian Conservatism Present And Past

CANADIAN CONSERVATISM, PRESENT AND PAST Canada’s general election is less than a week away, although if you live south of the 49th parallel you could be forgiven for not knowing this. When politicos here tear their gaze away from the spectacle of 2016, they prefer something a little more exotic, especially given Canada’s (not entirely undeserved) reputation […]

Social Class In America The Inequality We Ignore

SOCIAL CLASS IN AMERICA: THE INEQUALITY WE IGNORE When Paul Fussell wrote Class in 1983, social class in America was “notably embarrassing”; sociologist Paul Blumberg, three years earlier, had called it “America’s forbidden thought”. Today, with the focus of media, academic, and political rhetoric on matters of race and sex, class consciousness—to use an admittedly dangerous term—seems absent […]

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