'Isms' are still fighting fit 4

October 9, 2008

In their attacks on recently discredited and declining "isms" such as Marxism and feminism, Bruce Charlton and the unnamed blogger might have mentioned a few more examples such as capitalism, Reaganism and Thatcherism, still bafflingly espoused by "ivory tower" academic institutions such as Harvard Business School (RIP also: providentialism, Friedmanism and market fundamentalism). After November, however, we at least hope to be spared further Bushisms.

Nick Haeffner, London Metropolitan University.

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