ROAD TO THE MIDDLE CLASS is a forthcoming book and a supporting website advancing the concept that all people are, or ought to be, capable of self-government. Further, we believe that people learn best how to be self-governing through the four social crucibles of enthusiastic religion, education, mutual aid, and living under law.
Conversely, we do not think that the current welfare state and its rule of the liberal experts does much to encourage self-government and civic virtue. We agree with the Canadian philosopher Mark Steyn that the current political system encourages permanent adolescence.
We invite you to read the manifesto to get an blurb on the project and the book. Or, if you like, plunge right into the book with the table of contents and Chapter One: After the Welfare State. For serious students there is an online test to measure your knowledge of the road to the middle class.
EVERY WEEK on Monday morning we publish an oped here on www.roadtothemiddleclass.com. You have probably already read this week’s article “Do Corporations Rule America?.” Here are a couple of recent efforts for you to enjoy:
The Ordeal of Post-Obama Change
WANT TO GET a new angle on Obama’s Hope and Change mantra? Longshoreman philosopher Eric Hoffer wrote the book about it before Obama was even born: The Ordeal of
| link | 07/22/14
The Rich Get Richer, and Everyone's Confused
THE RESULTS are in. Baby-boomer geezers like me are cleaning up with the Fed’s asset bubble economy, while the working middle class is getting screwed, via regulation, student debt, and the
| link | 07/15/14
and there is lots more.
WE BLOG DAILY, Monday to Friday, at www.roadtothemiddleclass.com, chiefly on national US politics, religion, education, mutual aid, and law. We also look at our junior partners in the global Anglospheric hegemony, the British. It is hard to say why, but very often our blogging zeroes in like a laser on liberal hypocrisies, monopolies, and sinecures. Of course, at Road to the Middle Class we love our liberal friends to bits, but we do not take them quite as seriously as they do. If we get too pompous and serious, please get in touch and tell us to lighten up.
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