The working-class, not the scroungers, the media and politicians try and portray them as. These people have been failed by successive Governments, Labour and Conservatives who have pushed a broken economic model, based on ‘growth at any cost’. They have allowed multi-nationals to strip this country of almost everything, whilst lining their enormous pockets. In the meantime, the ordinary people have suffered along with the environment.
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