Problematising “Middle Class Democracy”: A Critical Analysis of Peter Augustine Lawler’s “Higher Education as American Counterculture”

“Great then is the good fortune of a state in which the citizens have a moderate and sufficient property; for where some possess much, and the others nothing, there may arise an extreme democracy, or a pure oligarchy.” Aristotle’s Politics This essay is a critical analysis of an article published in The Imaginative Conservative onlineContinue reading “Problematising “Middle Class Democracy”: A Critical Analysis of Peter Augustine Lawler’s “Higher Education as American Counterculture””

A Ballad for the Modern Man: Simon and Garfunkel’s The Sound of Silence

Simon and Garfunkel’s The Sound of Silence was the very definition of a sleeper hit, it was released to commercial failure in 1964 before climbing onto pole position on the Billboard Top 100 for January 1966. The use of this song’s haunting opening lines in memes has led to a revival of interest in thisContinue reading “A Ballad for the Modern Man: Simon and Garfunkel’s The Sound of Silence”

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