The fact that the British empire committed various atrocities around the globe as part of the expansion of Western imperialism is not disputed. I welcome
Margaret Thatcher met with Deng Xiaoping in Beijing in 1982 – and he was quite forceful with her. He reminded her that she was not
On the face of it, an injunction to ‘think for yourself’ could appear to be an endorsement of bourgeois individualism, but nothing could be further
Subject: ‘Social Media and Class’. These children in China are being taught how ordinary, orking class people in the West have access to all the
The modern bankers (as did the ancient goldsmiths) behave as if the processes of ‘boom’ and ‘bust’ that they generate (through their institutional dishonesty). and administer through their corrupt banking system, have nothing to do with them, and are the fault of the ordinary people who suffer due to their manifestation.
The point is that moving ‘away’ from bourgeois bigotry is generally viewed by the left as a good thing, and the encouragement of bigotry a bad thing. It is not ‘wrong’ to be more tolerant and better educated – as this rightwing snippet would have you believe.