social mobility

The problem with UK's film industry? It's easier to win an Oscar if you went to private school
oscars/ film
Film

The problem with UK's film industry? It's easier to win an Oscar if you went to private school

Filmmakers from working-class backgrounds explain to The Big Issue why it's so difficult to make it big in the film industry – even as the Academy and BAFTAs celebrates diversity
Historian David Olusoga explains why breakdown of social mobility is one of UK's biggest issues
David Olusoga at the derelict former Ravenscraig steelworks site in Motherwell
Social mobility

Historian David Olusoga explains why breakdown of social mobility is one of UK's biggest issues

Social mobility Tsar Katharine Birbalsingh blames lack of progress on government chaos
Social mobility

Social mobility Tsar Katharine Birbalsingh blames lack of progress on government chaos

The Big Issue puts ex-offenders front and centre of Social Mobility Pledge
Activism

The Big Issue puts ex-offenders front and centre of Social Mobility Pledge

Young people in North East England highlight a social mobility class chasm
Activism

Young people in North East England highlight a social mobility class chasm

Social Mobility Pledge will tackle “the biggest of our big issues”
Justin Greening
Activism

Social Mobility Pledge will tackle “the biggest of our big issues”

Darren McGarvey: Social mobility? It's the giraffe in the room
social mobility
Guest Columnist

Darren McGarvey: Social mobility? It's the giraffe in the room

John Bird: Poor or in poverty? The difference is opportunity
Big Issue founder John Bird
John Bird

John Bird: Poor or in poverty? The difference is opportunity

John Bird on Erwin James: Redemption, as it should be done
John Bird

John Bird on Erwin James: Redemption, as it should be done

Paul McNamee: Crossing the line
Paul McNamee

Paul McNamee: Crossing the line

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