most folk people, whether traditional or not, are bourgeoise nowsdays. i used to believe thier progressive political rants but when any issue arises that even slightly challenges them or theirs they revert to suporting the established standard whatever that may be.
english pull their wagones in a circle when any imperoial atrocity is mentioned. north american likewise about any native issue, and both over slavery and the fight against discrimination.
folkies are progressive untill it causes them the slightest bit of inconvience then forget it. anglo bourgeoise values dominate, except in a veryy few cases, and those who raise reall issues are attacked constantly.
the violence racism and imperialism of the uk and the usa is not dead, not one bit.