Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Seven Classes

According to a widely publicized piece of research Britain now has seven distinct social classes. I can't see the idea catching on- seven is too many to memorize or keep track of- but it might help explain (as Martin Kettle suggests in the Guardian) why our political system- which is predicated on the existence of only three- is so manifestly unfit for purpose.
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