Saturday, 23 January 2016

Small Places, Close to Home

It's hard in today's Britain to remember that human rights are not privileges. Where and when we are born is accidental and human rights seek to even out the inequalities between those of us who are lucky enough to be born into wealth, and those of us who are not. It's easy to lose sight that human rights are not privileges in today's Britain, when the poor are on the end of the message that their situation is down to the fact that they just don't work hard enough. It's the narrative that this man wants us to believe:

In his own words, 'never underestimate the determination of a quiet man'. Indeed, it's the quiet ones that you want to watch; he's doing quite the job of creating poverty whicle telling people it's their own fault. What a man.