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  1. says: EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Stephen Armstrong Ô 3 free read review The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited

    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited The content of this book was good although I felt in places t was poorly written As if the author was restricted by time an

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited review The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Bit dated as this book came out in 2011 before the riots of that year but it still speaks to why vast swathes of Britain especially in the de industrialised North are so blighted with social and economic problems and why the current government and Tory ideological combination of austerity policies and xenophobic

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    review Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB Ô Stephen Armstrong EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Stephen Armstrong Ô 3 free read A creditable effort but rather monotonous the lesson? As Jesus saidThe poor will always be with us and the poor have less political power than the rich so they tend not to get the same amount of political power as the rich

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Has a very Ken Loach feel to this book not as insightful as the original Orwell account seems to romanticise the poor and focuses on how the system fails them Some good points are raised but sometimes it is lost in the book being too overtly po

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited I was uite impressed by The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited written by Stephen Armstrong who followed in the footsteps sort of of George Orwell 75 years after the original book The Road to Wigan Pier He found that some things hadn't changed for the better Indeed some things had got worse In Wigan Sheffield Manchest

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited review The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Following in Orwell's footsteps is setting the bar very high My initial uestions were how would Armstrong match Orwell's exceptionally lucid writing style? How would Orwell's clear class consciousness his own and others be handled? How would Armstrong deal with the second and longer part of Orwell's book on the failures of socialism to be taken up in the UK? The answer to the first uestion is that of course he doesn't but the boo

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Living among the parts of Liverpool the author covered here I knew it was bad but was surprised to learn that it was among the worst districts in western Europe I'm a huge fan of Orwell's original book and Armstrong's research which included tracking down survivors and family who features in the original study was fantastic

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    review Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB Ô Stephen Armstrong Stephen Armstrong Ô 3 free read EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Book like this are absolutely essential having read Beatrix Campbell's Wigan Pier Revised in the 1980's as part of my studies I have come to accept that book like this sometimes do not make easy reading but Armstrong does a sound job and for that we should be grateful

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Stephen Armstrong Ô 3 free read Always interesting to be reminded that a significant number of the working and lower working classes are living in poverty whilst also working and not all scroungers Easy read not too heavy but uses some good human examples to make the point

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited Stephen Armstrong Ô 3 free read review The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited I can sum up this book in one word devastating The UK government should hang their heads in shame

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The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited

The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited review ´ 3 review Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB Ô Stephen Armstrong Stephen Armstrong Ô 3 free read George Orwell's Road To Wigan Pier documented poverty in 1930s Britain 75 years later a journalist travels the same route and finds just how little has changed The Road To Wigan Pier is George Orwell's 1937 account of the bleak working and living conditions in the depressed north of England In describing the misery of the country as it crawled out of a grim recessi. A creditable effort but rather monotonous the lesson As Jesus saidThe poor will always be with us and the poor have less political power than the rich so they tend not to get the same amount of political power as the rich

review The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited

The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited review ´ 3 review Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB Ô Stephen Armstrong Stephen Armstrong Ô 3 free read On he helped fuel a move for change that resulted in the nation's modern welfare state and health service This year is the 75th anniversary of Orwell's book and the postwar progress is receding Many parts of Orwell's book reveal the same conditions as people living in poverty today people living four to a room shift workers hot bedding employers flouting health. I was uite impressed by The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited written by Stephen Armstrong who followed in the footsteps sort of of George Orwell 75 years after the original book The Road to Wigan Pier He found that some things hadn t changed for the better Indeed some things had got worse In Wigan Sheffield Manchester and Liverpool and elsewhere no doubt many people are on what are called zero hour contracts that is nominal jobs which have no guarantee of hours No hours no pay So it can make it difficult for people to claim Jobseekers Allowance At least in 1936 when Wigan Pier was published they had the dole With coal mines now largely a thing of the past and most manufacturing jobs outsourced to China and India there are few jobs available with decent wages and conditions This is the reality of the free market beloved by that other George George we are all in it together Osborne This is the reality of globalisation This is the backdrop to the lack of community spirit despair early deaths drugs crime racism and riots People in these parts of the country and many other places of course feel they are ignored by politicians except of course at election times when they like to show they are politicians of the people and they are right Politicians talk about scroungers who live for years on Jobseekers Allowance and Incapacity Benefit but of course many of these politicians receive huge expenses on top of their generous salaries and feel no shame and no sense of irony at their accusations of scrounging by a minority of people on the doleAs this book points out most people on the dole are not scroungers and would rather work if only they could find a decent job and not the sort of non jobs that are available in this brave new world of globalisation such as the aforementioned zero hour contracts The author gives us a new word Precariat a compression of the words precarious and proletariat people who are working class but living a precarious existence in crap jobs The dependence on loan sharks and other high interest usurers in the north is frightening At the start of this book Armstrong tells how in 1919 before he became Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin donated a fifth of his personal wealth to the Treasury to help pay off the national debt incurred after the First World War and help create jobs A pointless gesture perhaps but a noble one Can you imagine David Cameron or George Osborne doing that today No neither can I It s all take take take with top politicians This book is uite bleak as was Orwell s Road to Wigan Pier in 1936 But it is a wake up call just as Orwell s book was Some politicians should read this They might learn a little of what the real world is like outside the cosy bubble of Westminster

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The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited review ´ 3 review Ö eBook or Kindle ePUB Ô Stephen Armstrong Stephen Armstrong Ô 3 free read And safety rules and real job insecurity More than 6 million people in the UK are living in poverty and are working The author follows Orwell's original path and spends time with the people hit by the changes He discovers shocking poverty missing community and a forgotten generation as well as acts of heroism imagination and optimism that offer hope and fai. Book like this are absolutely essential having read Beatrix Campbell s Wigan Pier Revised in the 1980 s as part of my studies I have come to accept that book like this sometimes do not make easy reading but Armstrong does a sound job and for that we should be grateful

  • Paperback
  • 256
  • The Road to Wigan Pier Revisited
  • Stephen Armstrong
  • English
  • 20 February 2019
  • 9781908238016