Political correctness gone mad – and madder – and even madder

From Spectator blogs In a blog for the IEA the other day Kristian Niemietz looked at the economics of holding politically correct views. Disagreeing with the idea proposed by Spiked magazine that PC is motivated by a loathing for ordinary people, he argues that such views are in fact a ‘positional good’. A positional good is a good that people acquire to signalise where they stand in a social hierarchy; it is acquired in order to… Read on