Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Bustbowl?


The 30s saw the Dustbowl, the catastrophe that ensued, over 2 million rendered homeless – crops failed, faceless banks took over, mass migration, camps set up, credit stores creating further traps.

The 80s saw the Rustbowl, across the waters, mines and factories closed down, workers laid off, mass migration, for jobs, for homes, for security, for necessity.

And we're back there again, except this time it's global, mass immigration. In London at this very moment, men in camps set up under bridges in Harrow, 3 years or more homeless. In Ilford, temporary shelters in camps. In pockets everywhere. Where are we now, the Bustbowl?
It has happened and happened before and before and no-doubt will arise again.

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