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 Independent Singapore Mon, 08/21/2017 - 09:28

Is PM Lee ripping off Obama’s ‘Preschool for All’ initiative?
Do the initiatives PM Lee rolled out at the National Day Rally yesterday appear to be eerily similar to ex-US President Barack Obama's initiatives from four years ago or is it just a coincidence? What do you think?
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The Independent Singapore Sun, 08/20/2017 - 16:58

“Please have more babies” – PM Lee urges Singaporeans at NDR 2017 | The Independent
PM indicates we need more babies while millions are pumped into the early childhood sector. Check out our point-by-point coverage of the National Day Rally here.
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COLUMN: Making the case for the dissolution of Parliament
Although I disagree with the DA's motivations for calling an early election, I believe there is a credible case to be made for the dissolution of Parliament based on facts and not emotions, writes Mondli Zondo.
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Scottish National Party (SNP) Mon, 08/14/2017 - 15:23

The SNP Government’s drive to widen access to uni is working
🎓 Last week new figures showed more Scots are going to uni than ever before. 📢 Here's Mhairi Black MP on how the SNP Scottish Government's action on widening access is working.
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The Guardian Fri, 08/11/2017 - 14:00

Men from poor families twice as likely to be single, IFS study finds
How men’s marriage prospects are linked to their upbringing.
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The Guardian Thu, 08/10/2017 - 09:39

We could close this lethal north-south gap – if we wanted to | Dawn Foster
"The 2008 recession was different, researchers point out, both because the scale of economic distress was greater than in the short recessions of the early 1990s, 1980s and mid-70s, and because it was followed immediately by a brutal austerity programme and strangled public spending.The result has been a sharp uptick...
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Republic Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:04

Now Prince Philip is set to retire, let's talk about getting rid of the monarchy entirely
"The royal family’s existence embodies our lack of social mobility and demeans the concept of democracy."
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