Posted by: hilary young | September 10, 2008

Classless Society Conspiracy?

Polly Toynbee contributes to the contemporary debate in her Guardian column about whether we are living in a classless society or not. Despite assertions that we are living in a classless society Toynbee argues that class is still used by both the left and the right to gain political clout. By denying the continued significance of class, Toynbee suggests we are denying people’s ability to identify themselves as working class.

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