The middle class is, by and large, an American invention. That said, it traces its roots to the teachings of the Catholic Church, which worked their way westward across Europe over 12 centuries until crossing the Atlantic and arriving on the North American continent in the 1600s.
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President Trump’s speech in Poland was a ray of geopolitical sunshine after most of a decade of gloomy overcast.
Students at Stanford University voted six to one against required courses in Western civilization. Yet the irony of casting ballots in a democratic process being a product of Western civilization is completely lost on them.