From the decline
and fall of the middle class and how it can fight back
1977 Patrick Hutber
seem to have two types of middle class in the UK.
The first being the traditional middle class
which is heavy taxed and abused by government,
and which is defending its position in society.
The second being the fabian middle class that is
relatively wealthy and well educated, but prefers
to identify with the "struggle" of the
working class. However, be assured that the
"new right" is becoming increasingly
unsettled and militant and is starting to fight
We certainly do not
have a classless society in the UK.
Marx: The classless society is the ultimate
condition of social organisation expected to
occur when true communism is achieved.
Major (Conservative). "I want changes to
produce across the whole of this country a
genuinely classless society so people can rise to
whatever level from whatever level they started"
Blair (Labour) says that we have a "classless
society" and has declared that the "class
struggle is over".
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