It’s Time to Talk About Class

Laura Pidcock on what it means to be working class, why the establishment is so afraid of class analysis and how a politics based on class can empower collective action.

For many years, starting with the Thatcher governments but continuing through the New Labour years, talking about class in political circles was almost taboo. Certainly, within the political mainstream, class was considered an anachronism best left in the past. For Thatcherites, class was a prison to be escaped. They envisaged a classless, aspirational society. For […]

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