Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
I was perhaps subconsciously taking the opposite position  to the one you postulate (social demands/social justice = feminine, see it's easy to put a positive spin on the feminine side).
But I strongly disagree with your portrayal of government become subservient to the people (Staatsvolk) : on the contrary, it has pretty much abandoned social demands in its subservience to the Marktvolk.

Certainly it may be helpful to acknowledge the unquestioning, unthinking subservience to neoliberalism in terms of hierarchical instincts, in order to revolt against it. Certainly it's the Alpha Doctrine, to adopt your vocabulary.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Sun Aug 24th, 2014 at 03:34:18 PM EST
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