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"It’s hard to think of anything better calculated to exacerbate all your insecurities about whether you appear as successful or as a failure, interesting or dull, clever or stupid, well-educated or ignorant, than being ranked by class"—The Inner Level. Home is a fiction I manufacture, a question I sidestep, a place in my heart that…

Fighting inequality in the UK

https://videopress.com/v/7fCbfsv0 Fighting inequality in the UK follows the stories of three activists: Hannah, an 18-year-old Muslim woman from Acton, West London; Aisling, a Brighton-based activist organising around the housing and homelessness crisis in the city; Tracey, a community worker supporting local people in Teesside to take local action and campaign for economic and social justice. The UK is the…

Inequality is racism

https://videopress.com/v/Jk2ONmcr "You're living in a block, but down there you can see nice houses ... when you peep outside your window you just see people living lavish, living better than you." Hannah Haji, a young Muslim woman in London talks about the impact of gentrification and "regeneration" in London, and how London's current housing crisis…

Balance #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

https://videopress.com/v/eoTRcZBu For the last day of #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, we're sharing this powerful animation in which Katherine, Simon, Martin and Muna explore what a fair and equal world would look like to them, and what it would mean for health and happiness. Accompanied by beautiful animation from Yujie Xu. A massive thank you to Yujie Xu, Cate…

“Did your parents buy your house off Mrs Thatcher?” and other degrading comments

A long read exploring the differences between material poverty and perceived cultural inequalities, and how the author began to recognise the impact of inequality on her self-esteem whilst at university. I grew up in Tottenham, North London for the first 18 years of my life as a very conscious and progressive child and teen. I…