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CLASS on Class

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Britain is a country obsessed with class. But how well do any of us really understand class in 21st century Britain? Are we class clueless?Dr Faiza Shaheen, Director of the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS), explores the surprising reality of class in Britain today, speaking to some of the leading experts on how Britain votes, thinks and lives. And she sets out the case for why class still matters – and why getting it wrong would spell disaster for our society and politics.

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Britain is a country obsessed with class. But how well do any of us really understand class in 21st century Britain? Are we class clueless?Dr Faiza Shaheen, Director of the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS), explores the surprising reality of class in Britain today, speaking to some of the leading experts on how Britain votes, thinks and lives. And she sets out the case for why class still matters – and why getting it wrong would spell disaster for our society and politics.

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CLASS on Class

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Britain is a country obsessed with class. But how well do any of us really understand class in 21st century Britain? Are we class clueless?Dr Faiza Shaheen, Director of the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS), explores the surprising reality of class in Britain today, speaking to some of the leading experts on how Britain votes, thinks and lives. And she sets out the case for why class still matters – and why getting it wrong would spell disaster for our society and politics.

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Rank #1: 3: How does class affect our politics?

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With guests Owen Jones and Ellie Mae O'Hagan.

On our journey so far, we've talked about why class is still relevant and what the class system looks like today. And we’ve talked about the impact class still has on life in Britain - how it still defines our life outcomes, with very few of us born to working class parents making it into the top professions. This week, we’re getting political.

Contributors:
Yvette Williams, Justice4Grenfell
Owen Jones, Guardian columnist
Ellie Mae O'Hagan, freelance journalist

Presenter: Dr Faiza Shaheen
Produced by James Shield & Huw Jordan

Music (Creative Commons licence):
Run the Tape by Asthmatic Astronaut
God Damn by Sleaze
Bruises by Christian Flanders
Steppin by Wake

Listen to the full 'CLASS on Class' playlist here: www.freemusicarchive.org/member/jshield/CLASS_on_Class

Brought to you by the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS)
www.classonline.org.uk
Oct 06 2017
35 mins
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Rank #2: 2: How does class still shape our lives?

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Are our life chances still being determined by our class?

Contributors:
Dr Lisa McKenzie, LSE
Azfar and Nadia, Faiza's brother and sister
Dr Sam Friedman, LSE
Dawn Foster, journalist and author
Wilf Sullivan, TUC

Presenter: Dr Faiza Shaheen
Produced by James Shield & Huw Jordan

Music (Creative Commons licence):
Don't Show This Message Again by Comfort Fit
God Damn by Sleaze
Sorry by Johnny Ripper
True Form by Comfort Fit
Twin by Jahzzar
Run The Tape by Asthmatic Astronaut
Steppin by Wake
Maceonectar by Johnny Ripper
Listen to the full 'CLASS on Class' playlist here: http://freemusicarchive.org/member/jshield/CLASS_on_Class

Brought to you by the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS)
www.classonline.org.uk
Sep 29 2017
33 mins
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Rank #3: 1: Are we class clueless?

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How well do any of us really understand class in 21st century Britain? Are we class clueless?

Contributors:
Professor Mike Savage, LSE
Dr Lisa McKenzie, LSE
Dr Omar Khan, Runnymede Trust

Presenter: Dr Faiza Shaheen
Produced by James Shield & Huw Jordan

Music (Creative Commons licence):
Unstoppable by Johnny Ripper
True Form by Comfort Fit
Don't Show This Message Again by Comfort Fit
Twin by Jahzzar
Steppin by Wake
Run The Tape by Asthmatic Astronaut
Over/Out by Johnny Ripper
Listen to the full 'CLASS on Class' playlist here: http://freemusicarchive.org/member/jshield/CLASS_on_Class

Brought to you by the Centre for Labour and Social Studies (CLASS)
www.classonline.org.uk
Sep 21 2017
24 mins
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