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Why should ordinary people back right wing institutions? Part Two: snobbery

Posted November 2nd, 2012 at 05:29 PM by Black Dog

(Continuing from part one)

It has long been noted that the British working class was always "Conservative" with a small "C". Whilst not usually Tory, nevertheless, working people were usually conservative in attitude: they disliked change, anything very different, and they intrinsically didn't approve of foreigners. Within their limited means, they also wanted to be well thought of: that their washing was clean, their house clean and it was commonly held amongst...
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Why should ordinary people back right wing institutions? Part one: money

Posted November 1st, 2012 at 07:18 AM by Black Dog

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Little Englander is also, colloquially speaking, an epithet applied in criticisms of English people who are regarded as xenophobic and/or overly nationalistic and are often accused of being "ignorant" and "boorish". It is applied to opponents of globalism; for instance those who are against membership of the European Union. English people who mistakenly refer to the whole of the UK or Great Britain as "England", or who routinely fail to give the opinions of non-English
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