Posts Tagged ‘Middle Class’

Cracking open the middle class closed shop

by Owen Jones.

I thought there was a really good debate after my post on social mobility. There were a few, though, who objected. Their concern was that I was basically arguing in favour of kicking the ladder beneath me, or even of reinforcing the class system. In that case I probably didn’t explain my argument properly – because […]

Can we win middle-class people to socialism?

by Owen Jones.

How about I start by answering my own question. Yes, of course we can. Why not? And I’m not talking about “socialism” as New Labour (and even Tony Blair in the early days of his leadership) would have it, which basically boiled down to ‘being nice to people’. I mean the full-blooded, Real Thing.

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