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Society, Politics & Law
New research shows how dramas like Coronation Street can help make sense of abstract political debates, explains Robert Topinka.
Thinking Allowed ranges across the history of gardening amongst the lower classes - the role of women, and how programmes like Ground Force threw working class traditions out to make way for all that decking.
TV, Radio & Events
Dr Melissa Butcher, lecturer in Human Geography at The Open University joins this episode of Thinking Allowed to discuss gentrification and its impact on the working class.
Laurie Taylor talks to the author of a major new work on social history, and explores why people are happy to make coffee for low pay.
History & The Arts
Selina Todd's book can take its place alongside EP Thompson and Owen Jones, says Ruth Percy.
"A great loss to trade unionism and the cause of social justice", Dr Toynbee pays tribute to Bob Crow, leader of the RMT transport workers union.
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