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We’re all squeezed now

Research suggests that most British people will call themselves middle class by 2020. But many will find it increasingly hard to achieve the lifestyle that is supposed to go with it
Gavin Kelly  

Democracy in danger

Thais once marched for the right to vote, but greater political freedom has led to bitter divisions between the middle classes and the poor. It’s the same story in much of the developing world
Joshua Kurlantzick