There are a couple of things I know about myself. One is that, for me, working in the housing profession is frustrating and increasingly challenging. Second is that spending my formative years growing up in a council house on a sprawling council estate wasn’t frustrating or challenging. 649 more words
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Benefits Street star White Dee has turned rapper and will be releasing a single called Your To Blame (yes, it’s deliberately mispelled).
A 30-second preview of the track – a collaboration between White Dee and unsigned band XOVA – is now available to listen to online. 139 more words
I first saw Scottee at Bestival. Through a hungover haze of September rain and heckling revellers, the thickly made up “low-rent Liberace” appeared on the outdoor stage and declared that he refused to use a microphone “because I’m pretentious”. 1,136 more words
David Graeber, an American anthropologist, political activist and author currently teaching at Goldsmith’s, raised an interesting argument about austerity measures have not been met with widespread riots by from the British working class in his… 1,118 more words
It’s been one of the most controversial shows of 2014 so far – and now the rest of the world will have the chance to see what all the fuss is about. 210 more words