Downton Abbey's just the opiate of the middle classes

Sunday, 01 January 2012


"All of which obscures the fact that class still very much dominates British life.

"Only last week, Lord Glasman said that the Oxbridge-heavy Labour party no longer truly reflected the working classes, while David Skelton, deputy director of Policy Exchange, pointed out that none of the three main parties had leaders, or indeed leading figures, from working-class backgrounds."

See the full article on The Observer's website

Read the original article by David Skelton on The Guardian's website

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