Coal Miners, Class Differences, and the Unpopularity of Isms
A Review Essay on George Orwells The Road to Wigan Pier
By D. Eric Schansberg
This article appeared in the Summer 2018 issue of The Independent Review.
Orwells non-fiction book on working-class lives in interwar England has useful insights for Trump voters, anti-Trump voters, progressives, libertarians, and those who hope to better understand these groups. In todays choppy waters of political hostility, cultural sensitivity, and faux tolerance, The Road to Wigan Pier takes readers to stronger moorings in empathy and humility.
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