social mobility

Social mobility is the movement of individuals, families, households, or other categories of people within or between social strata in a society. It is a change in social status relative to others' social location within a given society. Wikipedia
The Guardian Mon, 10/16/2017 - 11:41

Meet the new class traitors who are coming out as rich
"An estimated 35% to 45% of wealth in the US is inherited rather than self-made. Inheritance tax kicks in at $5,430,000."
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Plaid Cymru Mon, 10/09/2017 - 16:24

Army opens cadet unit in Welsh school - but politician is angry
Liz Saville Roberts AS/MP: “Neither the British Army nor the Ministry of Defence should be conducting activities in Welsh schools and, while young people should be free to join cadet clubs outside of the school grounds, forcing pupils to participate as part of their education is not in the pupils’...
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Australian Labor Party Sat, 10/07/2017 - 03:03

Values, Climate Change and the Suspension of Rationality
After a good weekend read? Try Mark Dreyfus on the values that inform him.
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London Evening Standard Wed, 10/04/2017 - 07:19

We need Uber if London is to stay ahead of the curve
"TfL has repeatedly tried to use regulation to keep out technology that’s made it cheaper for Londoners to get around"
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The Guardian Mon, 10/02/2017 - 12:21

How my family’s history in London hid a revolutionary Russian secret
“There’s something very special about England in the middle of the 20th century. The country was so open in the 1920s for immigrants. Social mobility was possible in the 40s in a way we have lost. That seemed to me a story worth remembering, and thinking about what it did...
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The Guardian Mon, 10/02/2017 - 11:44

Forget tuition fees: cost of living is the key issue facing students | Josh Salisbury
"It’s laughable that the decision to cap fees at the current level is lauded in certain sections of the press as a “revolution”. If this is a revolution, it’s one that won’t even get low-income students to the ballot box, let alone the barricades."
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The Guardian Sun, 10/01/2017 - 19:22

Is capitalism at a crossroads?
Do we turn left or right?
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Jacobin Magazine Sun, 10/01/2017 - 00:28

What Democrats Must Do
The Democratic Party’s pursuit of well-off whites undermined its ability to deliver gains for all workers. Going forward, it must place the multiracial working class at the center of its political vision.
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