Longevity is a privilege of the wealthy. In the debate on ageing, it’s time to talk about class

In a leafy, affluent corner of Hampstead, tucked away in high-up north London, I meet Eliza, aged 88. A retired journalist who also worked as a teacher and film producer, she regales a broad social network with stories of global travel, music, and theatre. This week, with her tenth decade on the horizon, Eliza is performing her…

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Alex Smith

Alex Smith

Founder/CEO of @TheCaresFamily . @ObamaFoundation Fellow. Previously @Ed_Miliband aide and @LabourList editor. Camden head, MUFC heart.