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Justice on Benefits Street

This is a story about English justice in our times. It also concerns a rather confused young man in his mid-20s, whom we shall call Joe. 1,735 more words


Immigration Street: Nothing but losers

Immigration is perhaps the foremost issue in British society as we approach the general election. It’s rivalled only by the economy and the state of the NHS on the agenda of public concern. 553 more words


IMMIGRATION STREET- What the show didn't tell you.

I have lived on Derby Road for twenty years.

As you all know Love Productions (don’t be fooled by the name) sponsored by Channel 4, sought to tarnish Southampton’s reputation in the same way it did with ‘Benefits Street’ by filming on the very diverse, Derby Road. 1,191 more words

How Do We Sleep While Our Beds Are Burning?

At dawn in Amman, Jordan (appx 20:25 our time), JORDAN EXECUTED TWO ISIL TERRORISTS in response to the IS video of the execution by fire of the F-16 Pilot. 597 more words

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The Working Class - Britain's most hated class?

*The views expressed in this blog are mine, they are not necessarily those of any party or body I am a member of or my employer.* 792 more words



One of the reasons many people have difficulty dealing with The Unexpected is we don’t fit into a category that easily elicits their  sympathy.  We tend to be in our 30s – 50s.   381 more words