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Prospect’s own head honcho David Goodhart was on Radio 4’s Today this morning, along with our contributor Toby Young. Both of them deal with social mobility in the latest edition. Indeed, David used his biog descripton to come out as an old Etonian “who failed his A-levels first time round, went to a provincial university and married a grammar school girl.” The gist of the discussion is a shorter version of the arguments in the two articles. Toby argues that celebrity culture creates the appearance of social mobility that doesn’t really exist; posh, becks, and the rest make us think…

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