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What caused Saul Alinsky to write that he hated the middle class? [closed]

Saul Alinsky wrote "Rules for Radicals". Mr. Alinsky said, Organization for action will now and in the decade ahead center upon America's white middle class. That is where the power is. ... Our ...
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When did dueling with weapons become socially unacceptable in the western world?

Now in the modern days, the phrase "lets settle this like men" would imply a fist fight. Yet as little as 200 years ago, "settling it like men" would either involve swords or pistols; the fist was the ...
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In what ways did the rise of a true middle class in Europe during the late 19th century become apparent?

The late 19th and early 20th centuries were very transformative for Europe with the rise of a real middle class. Typically before this the middle class was more of a bourgeoisie and not the middle ...