How social liberalism affects the social class structure

Published: Thursday, Jan. 30 2014 9:34 a.m. MST

Ross Douthat, a columnist for the New York Times, recently published an article that examined how social liberalism can impact the social class structure.

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Ross Douthat, a columnist for the New York Times, recently published an article that examined how social liberalism can impact the social class structure. In the piece, Douthat examined how the decisions and beliefs of the liberal elite created a culture that doesn’t benefit all social classes — creating the idea of a “class war.”

"What I’m describing isn’t literally a class war," wrote Douthat. "But it really does have winners. And they’re the ones most likely to insist, with great passion and conviction, that we can’t possibly learn anything from the social rules and laws and norms that held sway in America’s more equal and more mobile past."

Read the full article at NYTimes.com.

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