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PressPad, an attempt to bring some class diversity to posh British journalism, is shutting down
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PressPad, an attempt to bring some class diversity to posh British journalism, is shutting down
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“If there are resources to be put to work, we must ask where those resources should come from, who should receive them, and on what basis they should be distributed.”