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Can reversing inequalities revive politics?

Or can politics reverse inequality?

By Sameer Rahim  
Educational inequality still blights Britian © Doug Peters PA

Educational inequality still blights Britian © Doug Peters PA

“A democracy where every vote is equal co-exists with a marketplace in which every pound is equal.” This might sound strange, said Prospect Editor Tom Clark, but it has been the consensus for a long time. Clark was chairing a lively British Academy debate entitled “Can reversing inequalities revive politics?”, held on 19th October. While there has always been a remarkable amount of inequality, recently there has been a feeling that it…

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