Originally posted on SteveWatson.co.uk:
I began this post prompted by what appeared to be the indifference of the progressive middle class. Oh and I had a scrap on Twitter about economics.
The argument went round in circles.
“Oh yes it is!”
“Oh no it isn’t!”
We went on.
I consider myself a humble person. I aspire to be humble. But in this argument, I was right. I was frustrated by my progressive co-discussant’s unwillingness to engage with radical economic ideas. It puzzled me.
I also wanted to address the point made by Michael Gove in Times article last year, Bourgeois values continue to make us great…