Published in: Home: Analysis‘Mortgage man’: Why the petty bourgeoisie is the UK’s most influential class
Labour’s new target demographic is an oft-invoked but poorly understood social class. Can Starmer appeal?
Published in: TransformationWhat really happened when Kanye West met Donald Trump?
The famous rapper shows how racially-defined but wealthy individuals are used to mask deep structures of oppression.
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaEducation and orientalist discourse
The topic of education fits neatly into the orientalist middle class rhetoric about the poor, ignoring its role as...
The left needs to confront its illusions about the EU
How can we voice opposition to the EU without sounding like Nigel Farage?
Published in: North Africa, West AsiaOpening the debate on sectarianism in Syria
In a country where sectarian issues were ruthlessly suppressed for many decades, and where “instigating sectarian...
Why do we struggle to discuss "social mobility"?
Whether it's class, culture or intergenerational fairness, Britain's political class struggle to talk about social...
Class is attitude above all
Class remains by nature vague and ill-defined, one of society's necessary mythologies. Class is defined not by a...
The gentrification of the left
While Labour represent the working class, they have become increasingly alienated by those who represent them in...
Published in: HomeThe Crime of Being Poor: Class and Criminal Justice in America
A U.S. prisoner named Paul Wright has penned an extraordinary essay on the role of class in the American criminal...