A friend of mine pointed me to a video and said it had reduced him to tears. I watched it and it reduced me to tears.
If you’re afraid of being reduced to tears, don’t watch this.
If you’re afraid of being confronted with painful truth, don’t watch it.
If you’re afraid of having your life changed and being motivated to do, live, think differently, definitely don’t watch it.
But if you want to see what’s really going on, what really needs changing – why millions of people are suddenly inspired with dangerous hope of change by the rise of Jeremy Corbyn and Labour because things need changing – then you must watch it.
In this short video, journalist Jack Monroe tells her own story of live under austerity – a story that formed a key part of the research for the harrowing film I, Daniel Blake.
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