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Owen Jones discusses Chavs on BBC Breakfast

Josh Oldham 3 August 2011

Owen Jones spoke about Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class on BBC Breakfast yesterday morning.

Joined by Daily Mail journalist Harry Phibbs, Owen talked about how the working class have increasingly become an object of fear and ridicule in modern Britain. In an enlivening debate, the discussion looked at commonly held attitudes towards the term 'chav,' and examined what such attitudes say about the social divides still apparent across Brtitain today.

Visit BBC Breakfast to watch the interview

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