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Please stop blaming baby boomers for the woes of today’s younger generations | Letters
Letters: Responses to Polly Toynbee’s piece on intergenerational inequality from Nick Moss, Marilyn Sandy, Peter Riddle and Tom Cannon

23, Feb, 2023 @6:05 PM

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Some of the 1% are more generous than others | Letter
Letter: In response to Tim Worstall of the Adam Smith Institute, Douglas Graham says being wealthy doesn’t preclude someone from working for a fairer world

08, Feb, 2023 @6:18 PM

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In defence of Haberdashers' school | Letter
Letters: Nobody ever made me feel inferior for not being fee-paying, says Brenda Sufrin

06, Feb, 2023 @4:47 PM

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At private school, I saw the arrogance of those ‘born to rule’ | Letter
Letter: Norma Cradock recalls being a pupil with a free place at a direct grant school, and the snobbery of her fee-paying classmates

01, Feb, 2023 @6:41 PM

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Call for new taxes on super-rich after 1% pocket two-thirds of all new wealth
$26tn of new wealth created since start of pandemic went to richest, Oxfam report reveals

Larry Elliott Economics editor

16, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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We privileged baby boomers are the real ‘snowflakes’ | Letters
Letters: Readers on the tendency of people to grow more rightwing as they age

09, Jan, 2023 @4:55 PM

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Takeaways in poor parts of England more likely to fail on hygiene
One in five takeaways in some areas of UK did not satisfactorily meet required standards, data shows

Carmen Aguilar García and Pamela Duncan

01, Jan, 2023 @3:21 PM

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Who creates more wealth in society – bankers or nurses? Letters
Letters: Disgraceful inequality will continue to grow if we think of people’s worth in binary terms, says Canon Andrew Lightbown. Plus Prof Roger Bayston on the fickle perception of public service workers

06, Dec, 2022 @6:37 PM

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Health and wealth divides in UK worsening despite ‘levelling up’ drive, report finds
Exclusive: economic inactivity due to sickness at highest level since records began, with north, Wales and Northern Ireland disproportionately affected

Robyn Vinter and Rowena Mason

04, Dec, 2022 @6:53 PM

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The days when we had accents drilled out of us | Letters
Letters: Jim Marshall says ‘the language of the gutter’ came in useful on Burns Night and Sue Leyland recalls speech therapy in Liverpool. Plus a letter from Michael Fraser

28, Nov, 2022 @5:40 PM

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I was sent for therapy to get rid of my working-class accent | Letter
Letter: While her friends practised tennis, Clair Battaglino was sent to speech and language therapy to learn how to speak ‘properly’

24, Nov, 2022 @6:08 PM

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Revealed: working-class people paid thousands less than middle-class peers despite doing same jobs
Firms should be ‘legally required’ to publish their class pay gaps, says thinktank, after it found salary differences of up to £10,000

James Tapper

12, Nov, 2022 @9:01 PM

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