Class issues

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Alex Scott says trolling and racist abuse took her to some ‘dark places’
BBC presenter received death threats after false reports that she was to replace Sue Barker on A Question of Sport

Miranda Bryant

24, Sep, 2022 @1:38 PM

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Down with the rich! Class rage fuels new wave of ‘us v them’ films and plays
From Triangle of Sadness and Parasite to The Maid, audiences are revelling tales of inter-class violence that draw on growing discontent at inequality

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Sep, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Income not enough to break British class barriers, research finds
People from a prosperous background are more likely to move, and end up in richer areas, than those with working-class parents

James Tapper

11, Sep, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘People are tired of being ignored while the rich get richer’: Bernie Sanders on anger and hope in the US and UK
The Vermont senator rose from the political margins to become hugely influential within the American left. As he prepares to speak at a London rally, he explains why unions on both sides of the Atlantic must reassert their power

Owen Jones

30, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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From rent strikes to free-speech walkouts – how did Durham University become a frontline of the UK’s culture wars?
Durham has become the focus of anger from both sides of the political spectrum. Students and academics try to explain why its campus skirmishes keep spilling out into the tabloids

Zoe Williams

27, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Shipwrecks and reality checks: the films setting out to skewer the rich
Wealth, corruption and immorality are under intense scrutiny in a clutch of films being released this autumn

Ryan Gilbey

23, Aug, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Tackling rugby union’s reliance on private schools | Letter
Letter: David Hinchliffe agrees with England rugby union coach, Eddie Jones, that the game remains rooted in elitism


18, Aug, 2022 @11:17 AM

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The top brass: the Tredegar Band return banding to the Proms stage
It’s been 33 years since the last Prom dedicated to brass band music, while Gavin Higgins’ concerto for Brass band and orchestra is the first Proms commission of its kind. It’s time to forget that Hovis ad and celebrate the banding world

Hugh Morris

08, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Link between social class and achievement in education | Letter
Letter: Martyn Pendergast on the flawed methodology that defined ‘white working class’


07, Aug, 2022 @3:56 PM

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The phrase ‘white working class’ is a fiction – so why are the Tories obsessed with it? | Zoe Williams
Why is the right so obsessed with peddling the fake narrative that it’s white people who have been left behind, says Guardian columnist Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

04, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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If education is all about getting a job, the humanities are left just to the rich | Kenan Malik
Recent utilitarian changes to the priorities of universities do little to foster social equality

Kenan Malik

31, Jul, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Truss’s £4.50 earrings v Sunak’s £450 Prada shoes: what do your clothes say about you?
Our wardrobes speak volumes, as Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak’s fashion choices show. But the social signals our clothing gives out are ever changing

Lauren Cochrane and Ellie Violet Bramley

30, Jul, 2022 @4:50 PM

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