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Social immobility October 9, 2018

Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.

Good piece here in the Guardian on the issue of social mobility, though from a left perspective the very issue needs some teasing out. But check this out.

Our privately educated elites are remarkably persistent. Today as many as 50% of leading people across a range of professions – from politics, media and law, to film, the arts, music and elite sports – attended private schools, despite comprising only 7% of the population. These startling statistics have been sustained for at least half a century. The problem is that the schools are only accessible to a minority able to afford their fees. They are a glue fixing the top of British society in place.


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