Tag Archives: Michael Walzer

Tyrannies of Titles.

“Mr./Mister” is derived from “Master.” Even worse, “Mrs./Mistress” is also derivative of “Master.” Worst of all, “Ms./Miss” is the residual category.

Autonomous distributions.

An idiot with a lot of money is still ridiculous. A poor man with great intelligence is still broke.

The un-sustainability of the white-collar strategy.

Economic, political, and cultural power do not necessarily translate into one another: in a democratic society, even high-income groups can remain politically unincorporated and culturally invisible.