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G20, Leadership and Elitism in Education

Britain is and always has been enslaved to elitism. Just how do we enable better social mobility? Is it important to loosen the Oxbridge grip on our major institutions?

So President Putin says liberalism has had its day - it’s become ‘obsolete ‘What did you make of his comments? How should our government behave towards him?

Boris Johnson once said ‘when the facts are against you, the best strategy is divert attention by throwing a dead cat on the table’. Is that what has been happening this week? And feline fatalities notwithstanding- who is better suited to being PM - Hunt? Or Johnson?
What makes a good leader? Courage? Experience? Humility? Education?

The government has a majority of five after the Brecon and Radfordshire by-election. Does this make a no deal Brexit more or less likely? Are you worried or excited?

Britain is and always has been enslaved to elitism. So suggests a new report. Just how do we enable better social mobility? Is it important to loosen the Oxbridge grip on our major institutions?

Presenter: Anita Anand
Producer: Maire Devine
Editor: Beverley Purcell

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