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Shannon Matthews: The unravelling of the truth - BBC News
I'm sure there's a rich seam of interesting things to say about the Shannon Matthews case and how its causes and the media responses intersect with class in Britain, particularly when contrasted with the Madeleine McCann case. Something like the 'Octomom and the Market in Babies' essay in Mark Greif's book. That's a book I would read.

The actual books about Shannon Matthews look like this though, which sort of proves the point:
society  class  bbc 
yesterday by tkmharris
Tain’t So |
we felt it timely, a year into the political excrescences of the Trump administration when a sense of emergency has tended to countenance to an “all rivers lead to the ocean” response, to lay out, as clearly and as programmatically as we could, the reasons why despite protestations to the contrary, antiracism, understood as insisting on the symmetry of fighting discrimination and fighting exploitation, suppresses the development of a working class politics rather than offering a road to it. To make this point, the essays printed here, perhaps a little more insistently than our previous responses to critics, attend to the way that antiracism is an expression of the class position of those of us who produce the bulk of the commentary on injustice, and who routinely confront race and gender disparities in our everyday lives.
race  class  anti-racism 
3 days ago by altoii
The satirical origins of the meritocracy
It describes a dystopian society in a future United Kingdom in which intelligence and merit have become the central tenet of society, replacing previous divisions of social class and creating a society stratified between a merited power holding elite and a disenfranchised underclass of the less merited.
meritocracy  culture  class  discrimination  satire 
4 days ago by spaceninja
Universities Rush to Roll Out Computer Science Ethics Courses - The New York Times
The medical profession has an ethic: First, do no harm.

Silicon Valley has an ethos: Build it first and ask for forgiveness later.
SiliconValley  computer-science  education  class  ethics 
5 days ago by PieroRivizzigno

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