By Janus! Ruling Class Heritage Good! Working Class Heritage Bad!
Valued objects and qualities such as historic buildings and cultural traditions that have been passed down from previous generations: the United Kingdom's varied cultural heritage.
Denoting or relating to things of special architectural, historical, or natural value: a heritage centre; a heritage coastline.
Denoting a traditional brand or product regarded as emblematic of fine craft: heritage brands have found a growing cachet among younger customers.
inheritance, birthright, patrimony, legacy, bequest, endowment, estate, bequeathal, tradition, culture, customs, ancestry, lineage, descent, extraction, parentage, roots, background, heredity.
section, paragraph, article, subsection, note, item, point, passage, part, heading, stipulation, condition, proviso, provision, rider, specification, requirement.
Equivalent to the product of two plus two; one more than three, or six less than ten; 4
Newspeak; Doublespeak; a dystopian nightmare world where thought is controlled through duplicitous use of language
For example: Pacification; Rendition; or the use of self-validating concepts so as to foreclose opposition - ' compassionate, modernising, progressive Conservatism'.
Hypocritical or sanctimonious talk
The transmission of custom or beliefs from generation to generation
Biased or misleading information
The method in which liberal-democratic-capitalist societies create an illusion of freedom; for example: the lauding of a 'free press'.
The title of Tariq Ali's book and the idea that a political elite of indistinguishable political parties are committed to an ever widening neo-liberal consensus on what should be regarded as common sense economics and the demonization of any opposition.
'The invention of tradition':
Eric Hobsbawm: 'the preservation of anachronism'; 'the deliberate presentation of (a) venerated monarch as a unifying symbol of permanent ... community'; cf the Dimblebyesque diction of ' All the pageantry and grandeur of a thousand year tradition'. In fact, these 'traditions' were invented, as Hobsbawm has shown, in the imperial age between c.1875 and 1914. Before then, there was a general indifference, or even outright hostility, towards all 19th century monarchs, including Victoria.
Liza Kendall on Jeremy Corbyn:
'Old solutions to old problems'
What is meant by a word or an action.
Synonyms: definition, sense, signification, import, thrust, drift, gist, implication, tenor, message, essence, substance.
A single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, used with other words (or sometimes alone) to form a sentence and typically shown with a space on either side when written or printed.
The Sunday Papers and the BBC Questioning:
Ruling class traditions good and necessary accompaniments to and for a competitive modernity; working class traditions bad, anachronistic, laughable and obstacles to a modernity.