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"you are referring to the stereotypical upper middle class and upward type of folks"

Yes, but fortunately they are the ones in the leadership positions and with the access to the capital and connections required to drive through a transformation of the UK economy.

And it will take more than a transient election loss to Labour to change this:  Nothing less than a social revolution which changing the structure of the ruling class in the UK for ever is required.

The nearest parallel I can think of is the WWII years where women entered the workforce, a lot of non-ruling class types achieved positions of leadership, and Brits showed huge ingenuity in overcoming the exigency of war and the loss of raw materials from abroad.

However, with Victory, the UK quickly slipped back into the old ways, with the toffs back in charge, the women put in their place, and the Irish and Commonwealth immigrants doing all the hard work.

Will it be any different this time?

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Aug 22nd, 2017 at 09:01:34 AM EST
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