Dead Socialist Watch, #65

Michael Young, principal author of the 1945 Labour Party manifesto, “Let Us Face the Future“, author of the funny novel, The Rise of the Meritocracy [see his later remarks on his neologism here], co-author of the classic study, Family and Kinship in East London inspiration behind the Consumers’ Association, the Open University, et cetera, et cetera, born 9 August 1915, died 14 January 2002.

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