Shop workers, struggling with extortionate hours and low wages, executed their masters’ pampered cats in one of the first workers’ protests.
You know the story – if you’re lucky you live with parents or pay over 50% of your income to rent a shoebox, you work odd hours in three jobs (when you can get them), £34,000+ of debt, and there’s no solution currently in sight.
And we’re told this is fair and our choice. We don’t think we were ever told this. We don’t think there was another option.
Why is one of the richest countries in this state? Why are we obsessed with money? Is avocado consumption really the issue here?
“Poverty is a political choice” – Philip Alston (UN Report of Austerity)