Published on 5th August 2016 by

Winter Of Discontent: The United Kingdom is currently facing the largest cuts in public spending for decades. We delve into the anger sweeping across the nation and meet those worst affected.

For similar stories, see:
Rising Up – Spain
Behind The Scenes Of Syriza’s First Election Victory

Greece’s Economy May Need to Be Rebuilt From Scratch (2010)

Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads:
For downloads and more information visit:

Like us on Facebook:
Follow us on Twitter:

Follow us on Instagram:

“Our civil society is saying no, we’re not going to accept this,” one protester insists. As widespread protests across the UK grow larger and more violent, a union-backed crowd of 250,000 people marched through London last weekend. One protester, Karen, explains the reason for their anger: “The huge deficit is not the fault of the people who are being decimated by the cuts”. In the North of England those most in need of a helping hand are already feeling the pinch. Even the council official in charge of housing benefits admits that the cuts have been “very very severe”. One pensioner, Susan, is probably going to lose her home because of them: “I’ve loved living here…it’s not just bricks and mortar”, she cries. As the spending cuts continue to tighten, Britain’s winter of discontent looks set to become a summer of rage.

SBS Australia – Ref. 2

Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world’s most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world’s top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you’ll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.

Category Tag

Add your comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.