Unemployment is not entertainment

Unemployment is not entertainment

Recently we got another message from a television company. We are always wary about television. Generally, when media people contact us it’s to ask us to source people for them who are facing a particular problem situation. This isn’t easy as even when we know people...
British Politics and the Hate Machine

British Politics and the Hate Machine

Terrorism is not the problem in the United Kingdom. The real problem is that terrorism has been manufactured by the state and used as a weapon to divide us, all to advance the ambitions and aspirations of the ruling class. Last night in Finsbury Park, a busy...
We Need To Talk About: Social Housing

We Need To Talk About: Social Housing

“Before you can start building [houses] on any scale, every single industry in society has got to be organised and stimulated into production.” – Aneurin Bevan, 1946. The inferno at Grenfell Tower has claimed many lives (as I write, the official estimate for people...
Grenfell Tower. The Last Straw.

Grenfell Tower. The Last Straw.

It’s a fact that wealth disparity in the borough of Kensington is amongst the most acute in Britain. For those trapped in poverty there it was considered to be among the top 10% of most deprived areas in the country. However something stood out to me as we watched the...