How Our Half Live

All over the UK agitation over this disaster has reached fever pitch, no less because of the horror of it, but because we all intuit that this is about us too. We, the ordinary working people of this country, are worthless to the government and the big businesses behind it.

The Precariat and the Passing of the Working Class

Under the pretext of making national economies more competitive the Reaganite and Thatcherite dogma of labour force flexibility was introduced across the Western hemisphere. Programmes of private home ownership such as the British ‘Right to Buy’ initiative allowing working families to buy their previously state-owned homes effectively financialised the household by enslaving workers to systems of debt through the banks.