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Social mobility is cruel. Here's why - Matthew Taylor | Comment is Free

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We are told that social mobility is the cornerstone of a fair society. Subscribe to The Guardian ► http://is.gd/subscribeguardian A just nation is where talent is all you need to get the the top. But, argues Matthew Taylor, social mobility in an unequal society like ours actually makes people less happy, as there is so far to fall. Matthew Taylor is chief executive of the RSA and a former advisor to Tony Blair ► https://www.thersa.org/ This is the NHS ► http://www.theguardian.com/society/series/this-is-the-nhs Guardian website ► http://is.gd/guardianhome Suggested videos: Is inequality unavoidable? ► http://bit.ly/inequalityunavoidable Guardian playlists: Comment is Free ► http://is.gd/cifplaylist Guardian Docs ► http://is.gd/guardiandocs Guardian Features ► https://goo.gl/JThOzd Guardian Animations & Explanations ►http://is.gd/explainers Guardian Investigations ► http://is.gd/guardianinvestigations The Global Migration Crisis ► http://is.gd/RefugeeCrisis Anywhere but Westminster ► https://goo.gl/rgH1ri Casetteboy remix the news ► http://ow.ly/TUqey More Guardian videos: We Walk Together ► http://bit.ly/WeWalkTogetherFilm Everyday racism - Akala ► http://bit.ly/akalacif Pretty Radical ► http://is.gd/PrettyRadical1 Capitalism is failing - Paul Mason ► http://is.gd/MasonCif My life as a female bodybuilder ► https://goo.gl/4U4jHt After Banksy: the parkour guide to Gaza ► http://ow.ly/TUpgj If I Die On Mars ► http://is.gd/IfIDieOnMars Revenge Porn: Chrissy Chambers and her search for justice ► http://ow.ly/TUoOs Mos Def force fed in Gitmo procedure ► http://is.gd/mosdef Edward Snowden interview ► http://is.gd/snowdeninterview2014 Bangladeshi Sex Workers take steroids ► http://is.gd/sexworkers Other Guardian channels on YouTube: Guardian Football ► http://is.gd/guardianfootball Guardian Music ► http://is.gd/guardianYTmusic Guardian Australia ► http://is.gd/guardianaustralia Guardian Tech ► http://is.gd/guardiantech Guardian Culture ► http://is.gd/guardianculture Guardian Wires ► http://is.gd/guardianwires Guardian Food ► http://is.gd/guardianfood