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Young people don’t even know they’re being taken for a ride

19 August 2023

10:00 AM

19 August 2023

10:00 AM

Travelling home on the train last week, I heard the dulcet sounds of political discourse drifting towards me across the carriage. The words ‘social housing’ were followed soon after by the word ‘moron.’ I removed my headphones and attended more closely.

The speakers were two men aged about 30, whipping themselves up into a lather over the suggestion that there ought to be less social housing in central London.

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