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Panorama - Britain's Hidden Housing Crisis

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    Posted by caissier (U14073060) on Friday, 14th December 2012

    Panorama investigated some cases of people being evicted and losing their homes. It was able to disclosel that people in crisis and personal chaos are more likely to become homeless.

    Panorama revealed that this is very upsetting. This was shown by people crying and breaking down and being shown going through one of the most traumatic experiences of their lives. If we did not understand that it was upsetting ..... some very sad music was played and little children were interviewed revealling that they were upset.

    Unfortunately there was no time to explain the precise circumstances of each case - or to ask why these people were willingly to expose themselves in this way ....... or to go into such matters as prevailing economic conditions, why councils are unable to do more, why there is not more council house accommdation ....... the reasons for such events.

    It was cynical engineered tear-jerk porn.

    Millionaire Oliver Letwin said a while ago that "life should be more difficult .... ". The participants of this programme can therefore take consolation in knowing that their ordeals will have actually been beneficial to them.

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    Posted by Dell (U14273873) on Friday, 14th December 2012

    Yet another chapter in the BBC series 'Banks are Bad'. This chapter was entitled - how banks put helpless people out of their homes leaving them on the street.

    Per Cassier - encouraged tear jerking with little depth to stories or details of circumstances.

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    Posted by caissier (U14073060) on Friday, 14th December 2012

    Yet another chapter in the BBC series 'Banks are Bad'. This chapter was entitled - how banks put helpless people out of their homes leaving them on the street.

    Per Cassier - encouraged tear jerking with little depth to stories or details of circumstances.
     
    It hardly mentioned the banks' behaviour. It just pointed the camera pruriently at people in distress ..... Ahhhh! ........ human interest smiley - smiley smiley - ok ......... ratings!! smiley - smiley smiley - ok

    Shabby stuff from 'Panorama' ..........

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