Are Educated Jingoes Honest?

The title comes from a chapter-heading of J.A. Hobson’s pamphlet The Psychology of Jingoism (1901). Some of its other chapter-headings are Credulity, Brutality, The Eclipse of Humour, and The Abuse of the Press. An indictment of the Boer War and of the press campaign that made it possible, The Psychology of Jingoism offers an impressive … Continue reading “Are Educated Jingoes Honest?”