The Left and identity

Excellent post from my good friend Jade Azim. The negative reaction of elements of the left to the election of a working-class Asian just because of his gender shames us. Likewise, the manner in which class has been ignored and even mocked during this election all too-often betrays what the late Charb so neatly called ‘the disgusting paternalism of the white, bourgeois, intellectual “left” who seek to exist among the “unfortunate, under-educated poor.”‘

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The Condition of the Left in England

'A grotesque mixture of Enlightenment Liberalism, One-Nation Conservatism and Socialism.' Skeptic and linguaphile.

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