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Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?
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Why aren’t the middle classes revolting?Words you probably never thought you’d read in the Telegraph. Words which, as a Gladstonian Liberal, I never thought I’d write. But seriously, why aren’t we…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Atherton Oct 1, 2014.

 

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Martin Atherton replied to Simon Skidmore's discussion Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?
"If you look at the big picture in this messed up world, where the greedy and corrupt prevail, it can seem overwhelming and as a result too many people do not want to confront it or accept, with apathy what they believe to be inevitable. But no one…"
Oct 1, 2014
Helen Kirsopp replied to Simon Skidmore's discussion Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?
"I agree wholeheartedly with the tenor of this article. Why are we not up in arms? Well, until I read this I had no idea what had gone on, so ignorance is probably a big factor.  Perhaps we need a 38 degrees campaign or Avaaz campaign or a joint…"
Sep 28, 2014
Peter Harvey replied to Simon Skidmore's discussion Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?
"Well at last the Telegraph is seeing a bit of sense. It makes a change from blaming 'socialism' for all of the ills of this country. We know that the banks (and the money men in general) are in charge in this country. It will take a whole…"
Sep 27, 2014
lee michael murray replied to Simon Skidmore's discussion Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?
"mainly becouse it just not british old boy! most people have a moan get it off there chest then accept things and carry on as normal"
Sep 26, 2014
Derek Liddell replied to Simon Skidmore's discussion Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?
"I hate to say "Told you so..." but I'm going to.... The Phones4U scenario is exactly the same as what befell Liverpool Football Club when they were taken over by Hicks and Gillott.  The warnings were issued but no-one…"
Sep 25, 2014
James Derounian replied to Simon Skidmore's discussion Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?
"I completely agree with the thrust of this piece, re middle/ all class revolt at the continuing disregard by the monied for the rest of us...... The latest = "Confusion reigns at Tesco" over missing finance (chief)! How careless to…"
Sep 25, 2014
joe taylor replied to Simon Skidmore's discussion Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?
"Thanks for the link Simon, that Telegraph article is really worth reading. For any worthwhile change to happen it needs the middle class to demand it. They can ignore the rest of us - and maybe the middle class as well. Good that at last they are…"
Sep 23, 2014
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Why aren't the British middle-classes staging a revolution?

Why aren’t the middle classes revolting?Words you probably never thought you’d read in the Telegraph. Words which, as a Gladstonian Liberal, I never thought I’d write. But seriously, why aren’t we seeing scenes reminiscent of Paris in 1968? Moscow in 1917? Boston in 1773?READ MOREA question perhaps well worth asking as much wider socio-econimic groups…See More
Sep 23, 2014
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