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The 21st century and they re still here What do you think of that I ve read the academic studies okay one and I ve read Theodore Dalrymple s great ssays on the subject but this is the up close and revolting version NOTHING REMOTELY CHEERFUL FROM HERE ON IN This cruel country has driven me downTeased me and lied teased me and liedI ve only sad stories to tell to this townMy dreams have withered and diedRichard ThompsonThere s a lurid case hitting the headlines here in the UK at the moment Six children were burned to death in a house fire These kidsThe story behind that grisly fact is pure underclass A guy was living with his wife with whom he had six children and his girlfriend with whom he had five They were all in the same house The girlfriend got fed up of this m nage and moved out The police say he then set fire to his own house one night The idea was that he would rescue the kids and then tell the cops that the girlfriend had set fire to the house The motive was revenge on the girlfriend for leaving and the hope that the council would give the family a bigger house But the plan failed because the fire spread too uickly and he couldn t get back into the houseIt turns out this guy was previously on the notorious Jeremy Kyle Show UK version of Jerry Springer the defending his lifestyleWell A Certain Justice (Adam Dalgliesh, every now and then a spectacularly horrible story like thismerges from the underclass There are several I remember well but I ll spare you all any Nick Davies the reporter who boldly went into the roughest areas and spoke to the kids who were twocking three or four cars a day twocking Taking Without Consent and who committed dozens of burglaries Eet gangs and drug dealersDavies' journey into the hidden realm is powerful disturbing and impressive and is bound to rouse controversy and demands for change He unravels threads of Britain`s social fabric as he travels deeper and deeper into the country of poverty towards the dark heart of British societ.

Ght or ignored as the majority of us go about our daily livesLooking fully into the circumstances of in particular the child prostitutes of the Forest area of Nottingham and the deprived inhabitants of a crime ridden The Shadow Reader estate and looking into the causes of much of the poverty and its associatedffects crime drugs prostitution abuse and the damage inflicted on communities and people living under its shadow this is a terrifying look at what is happening to a large section of the country Horrifyingly it s a situation that can only get worse as the Government hacks wildly at public spending budgets and welfareEssential reading for anyone who wants to know what s going on outside of their front door and one that should make you angry Cinderella Unmasked (Fairytale Fantasies enough to want answers and change Whoso stoppeth hisars at the cry of the poor he also shall cry himself but shall not be heard Proverbs 21Reading this book will give you a taste for black humour you know for instance what happens when you play a country song backwards You get your dog back and your wife back and I guess your mother rises from her grave too What happens when you play a death metal song backwards is that it sounds better This is investigative journalism about the English underclass written in the late 1990s My jaw dropped as I read the first pages which describe child prostitution rent boys of 11 and 13 plying their trade ten minutes walk from my house Yes the first chapter is all about Nottingham Have things improved since 1998 For the people in this book probably not And check out what s happening in Detroit The underclass then The people of the abyss as Jack London called them Hey Jack it A network of children selling themselves on the streets of the city running a nightly gauntlet of dangers pimps punters the Vice Suad disease drugs This propelled Davies into a journey of discovery through the slums and ghettoes of our cities He found himself in crack houses and brothels he befriended str.

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(Pdf New) Dark Heart The Shocking Truth About Hidden Britain Author Nick Davies

I was recommended this book by two ladies who had been in care in Nottingham Both had sadly nded up in prison at some point in their lives They said Nick Davies vivid portrayals of the undiscovered world the poor underclass and the lives of poor children in particular were accurate They urged me to read it I njoyed the book but would have liked to know about the people responsible for the children in care and the politicians turning a blind The Power Of A Choice eye to the abuse and crime on the councilstates This book relates to the 90s most spefically Nick Davies conducted a lengthy investigation during this period speaking to residents on council states children in prostitution drug dealers and madams He pulls you deep into the dark dangerous criminal underbelly of Britain These people are real that s the saddest thing Threaded through the stories he uncovers the knife tearing at the fabric of society the politics the values denying a child s right to love innocence a secure home and state protection if needed It s gut wrenching in places I was glad that he picked up again on Nottingham at the nd For a large chunk of the book is about Leeds and then links to London vice through the characters lives Read this years ago Outstanding bit of journalism Have to dig it out and reread it now I ve been reminded about it Sort of thing you wouldn t be allowed to make a documentary about now because the chaps at the BBC are too worried about their pensions An astounding horrifying and heartbreaking look at the xtent and ffects of poverty in Britain 137 million people live below the poverty line and yet it s a world that is largely hidden albeit in plain si. 'This all began uite unexpectedly one rainy autumn vening a couple of years ago in a fairground near to the centre of Nottingham'In amongst the bright lights and bumper cars Nick Davies noticed two boys no than twelve years old oddly detached from the fun of the scene Davies discovered they were part of.

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