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Ideas, as well as people, now move more freely. We have put new models, drawn from other classes and other parts of the world, before the local people, creating new aspirations and new ideas.
Michael Young and Peter Willmott.
Family and Kinship in East London, 1957

Young Academy London 2015: Open for Applications

Date: April 08 2015

Posted by: Seva Phillips

Not a month goes by without a headline drawing our attention to consequences of a deeply unequal education system. If these stories aren’t sad enough in themselves, what’s more worrying is the risk that they just become part of the news furniture, something that we just accept as an everyday fact about our society. That’s... Find out more

The most social form of investment?

Date: March 23 2015

Posted by: Seva Phillips

We have harnessed the tools of capitalism to tackle inequality – but is it working? By Esther Foreman, Director of Movement Building, Stuart Thomason, Head of Ventures.  “Our charity system is fundamentally regressive, and works in favour of the institutions of the elite”. Ken Stern Here at the The Young Foundation, we have been working... Find out more